Just A Reminder...

You don’t have to be polite to people who have harassed you.

You don’t have to give in to visiting places with family or being around certain relatives that bring about traumatic childhood memories just to make your family happy.

You don’t have to be kind to people who know your triggers but blatantly joke about things that traumatize you and you have a right to feel angry and express that when they do.

You, alone, hold the choice in deciding if and when (ever) you want to engage and interact with people who used to mean so much to you. Don’t be pressured by those said individuals, our your friends, our your parents or whoever.

Sometimes, you have to let go of people from your past even if they used to mean the world to you so you have can peace of mind and the ability to move forward. Toxic people will always be around to latch on to you and to suck away your energy, your time and most importantly: YOU.

There will be people who have broken your heart, taken a dump on your feelings, muddy up great memories, made you feel anything else than great about yourself…If you don’t want them in your life anymore don’t allow them to be.

It was Audre Lorde who said:

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”

Self care is revolutionary because when you take part in it, you are putting yourself on the top shelf. You are important to YOU and you are taking the necessary steps to make sure that you are mostly well oiled machine and that you can function.

//Dean Winchester + Kids will be the death of me bye

anonymous said:

Baghdad was once the education capital of the world before the barbarians (Mongols) destroyed it and the muslims sought to perserve everything they could and started moving into Southern Europe (Italy) introducing the italians into ancient texts, mathematics, science, etc. Which later spread to The North and kick started the renaissance. While the the Middle East suffered a huge blow it's people turned to extremeism and became more backward than ever while Europe continued to grow.

Uh..no. While Baghdad did get overran by the Mongols, it was not the Muslims who moved and brought the ancient Greek knowledge to Italy. Those were the Greeks themselves, after Constantinople got captured by the Ottoman Muslims and the Byzantian Empire ceased to exist. If you were right, the renaissance would have begun in the 1200’s.

The Mongol wars, however, did mark a turning point in Islamic theology and the behavior of its people, and another influence were the theologists themselves, namely the one who taught that math was of the devil (can’t recall his name right now).