Self-care is a modern folly,
It still feels daring to go and take the time for self-care
Name feelings like exotic flowers
Found in one’s backyard
To take the time to rest
Because that phrase used to mean
You’re allowed to die
After a life well-lived
Spent taking care of everyone else.
But don’t you get it?
If I don’t do it, I’ll die.
If I don’t untie the knots
Of generation upon generation
I won’t be able to go on.
Maybe I have too much time to think.
I can invent a better future for me and my loved ones.
Quiet children dream of wide-berth ships
Taking them to the end of the world
Where time flies away
Quiet children dream their way out.
Their future life will only contain sunlight and new horizons.
Quiet children lower their heads, ready to face storms, dragons, volcanoes.
They won’t be afraid: they face these disasters and monsters every day.
This is why they are so quiet.
They know what destruction feels like.
Quiet children are protecting themselves,
Yet, they dream of adventure,
Living real life, at the helm,
As the ship sways on the ocean.
One day, quiet children will find their ship ready to sail. …
Yes, girl, the answer to your dating woes is available. Like in a rom com, he was here all along and you just didn’t see him that way. He’ll blow your mind. He’s a cutie. He’s a zombie.
The moment a zombie enters your world, your heart will beat faster.
Because you’ll be running for your life, yes. But think about it: you thought you needed more exercise anyway. Want to try HIIT? Ask a zombie.
You’ll practise running, but also kicking—thereby strengthening your hamstrings and hip flexors—and you’ll develop arm strength as you climb barriers. What starts off as a sprint can even develop seamlessly into a full body workout! …