17 Things That Happen When You’re Very Overdriven Yet Also Extremely Lazy At The Same Time

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There exists a very particular breed of human in the world, one that merges the qualities of near apathetic lethargy and a manic desire to achieve. I don’t know how they exist, I don’t know what had to go askew to create such deep conundrums out of people, but I do know that they possess the exact set of traits that somehow also make them most successful: their laziness lends itself to their drive to innovate and make life easier and better for themselves.

Yet, nobody really knows the reality of which these people live: they dust their laziness under the rug or don’t have the energy to self-promote their success… so you never really know where they’re at. You probably might not even know if you’re one of them, but fear not, as I am here to help you self-diagnose and tell you all the weird things that happen…

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7 Reasons Why A New Exercise Regime Is The Cure For Your Broken Heart

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1. It teaches you to fight through the moments where you feel like dying.

If you’re going to take up a post-breakup exercise regime, make sure it’s something intense. Preferably something that makes you feel, on a regular basis, as though you’re about to die (I recommend running or lifting weights).

This is very important because it’s practice for the first time you see your ex walking down the street hand-in-hand with someone new. You are, at that point in time, going to feel like dying. But fear not! You took up running months ago. You’re well acquainted with the feeling of wanting to die and you’re also well versed in pushing through it. Exercise builds resilience – both physically and emotionally.

2. The last thing your ex wants is for you to get HOTTER.

No matter how well the relationships ends, there are two basic things we all…

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26 Amy Schumer Quotes That Will Make You Laugh, Think, And Feel Understood All At The Same Time

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 1. “All my friends are getting married. I guess I’m just at that age where people give up.”

2. “The moments that make life worth living are when things are at their worst and you find a way to laugh.”

3. “I went home with this French guy because he said something adorable like, ‘I have an apartment.'”

4. “I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.”

5. “I will speak and share and f*ck and love and I will never apologize to the frightened millions who resent that they never had it in them to do it. I stand here and I am amazing, for you. Not because of you. I am not who I sleep with. I am not my weight. I am not my mother. I am myself. And I am all of you, and I thank…

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Read This If You’re Disappointed With The People Around You

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So the people around you let you down.

I’m sorry that you are going through that. I really am. There are few feelings more frustrating than being unsupported when you need support most. Than reaching out and having no one respond. Than slowly falling apart and having nobody around to help keep you together.

I’m sorry that you’re feeling disappointment because it’s an umbrella term for an array of greater agonies. But here’s the truth about disappointment that we all loathe to acknowledge: It has very little to do with whoever let us down. Disappointment is entirely a construction of our own expectations. And no matter how many promises someone else made us, reality has no responsibility to comply with our expectations.

The problem with other people is that they’re never going to understand us as intricately as we understand ourselves. We grow disappointed in the people around us…

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34 Quotes That Will Help You To Let Go And Move On

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You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.

C. JoyBell C.

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.

Ann Landers

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.

Ray Bradbury

Chronic remorse, as all the moralists are agreed, is a most undesirable sentiment. If you have…

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7 Reasons Why The Strongest Women Accept That They’re Emotional Beings

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1. They do not accept anybody else’s ideas of the ways in which they need to remain small.

If I had to pick one word to define the cultural narrative of “what women should be,” I’d pick “small.”

In stature, in opinion, in voice. The ideal is to be thin and unwaveringly kind and open, meaning to be so malleable they can fit into whatever space someone desires. It takes guts to be loud and strong and big and wide and certain of the validity of all those things. It won’t come without ridicule. It won’t be met with raised fists of solidarity — not initially, at least. But strong women get that way because they choose to resist the comfortable, passive current along which most of us silently drift. They don’t accept meagreness as an ideal. They don’t let themselves be made small and silent by those unwilling to take…

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30 Thought-Provoking Quotes For When You’re Feeling A Bit Stuck In Life

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I collect quotes. If I come across a line in a book that moves me, or a quotation online that really speaks to me, I always write it down. I refer back to these quotes frequently. When I’m feeling lost or stuck in life, or just a little down on myself, it helps to read the comforting words of someone wiser than me. They reassure me about the direction I’m going in life, and help me realize that everything isn’t as bad as it may seem.

Here are some of my favorite inspirational, motivational, uplifting, and simply thought-provoking quotes:


“Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn


“Never let anyone disturb your composure, deter your accomplishment, or destroy your happiness.” – Anonymous


“You can only try your best. And if they can’t appreciate…

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