A Collector

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Welcome to my little online space where I collect line drawings, pictures of old-fashioned things and libraries, good humour and meaningful quotes. Oh, if you can't tell by now, turquoise is one of my all-time favourite colours.

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How Our Brains Stop Us From Achieving Our Goals (and How to Fight Back) →
  • Your brain can hurt your goals by fantasizing too much
  • Your brain procrastinates on big projects by visualizing the worst parts
  • Your brain will “abandon ship” at the first sign of distress
  • Your brain loves mindless busy work disguised as progress
  • Your brain is not good at “winging it” when it comes to planning…ever!
— 2 years ago with 2 notes
#procrastination  #just do it  #lifehacker 
"He awoke each morning with the desire to do right, to be a good and meaningful person, to be, as simple as it sounded and as impossible as it actually was, happy."
Jonathan Safran Foer (via kari-shma)
— 2 years ago with 4374 notes
#quote  #quotes  #morning  #do right  #do it  #meaningful  #happy  #happiness 
Friends of a Certain Age →

"The period for making B.F.F.’s, the way you did in your teens or early 20s, is pretty much over. It’s time to resign yourself to situational adult friends."

— 2 years ago with 1 note
"If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams."
Les Brown (via kari-shma)
— 2 years ago with 3258 notes
#dream  #ambition  #responsibility  #growing up  #Les Brown  #thoughts 
"You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel."
Unknown
— 2 years ago with 1 note
#eyes  #heart  #things  #Quote of the Day  #quote  #quotes  #meaningful  #thoughts  #truism  #truth 
"A house without books is like a room without windows."
Horace Mann (via larmoyante)

(Source: larmoyante, via papermachedinosaurs)

— 2 years ago with 1249 notes
#library  #home  #room  #inspiration  #books  #book  #Horace Mann  #quotes