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Nu Goth

Nu Goth is a Sub Genre of the gothic community heavily rooted and influenced by traditional gothic music, aesthetics and philosophy. Popular bands among Nu Goths include Siouxie & The Banshees, Bauhaus, and Switchblade Symphony among many others from the Batcave and Post-punk era. It is important to note Nu Goth culture supports and encourages self discovery above all else. Within the culture, Nu Goths are encouraged to listen to all genres of music to expand their sense of self. For this reason it is not uncommon to run into Indie Nu Goths or Industrial Nu Goths. Nu Goths are deeply philosophical by nature and have a great interest in studying the human condition often thru Psychology, Philosophy, and the Occult. For this reason occult clothing, symbology and sacred geometry is a vast part of the Nu Goth aesthetic and culture. Also it is important to note that Nu Goth is not to be confused with Pastel Goth, which is a completely different subculture entirely.


Source: nugoth.com 


I had to share this, but since it was the blog description I couldn’t reblog it, so I copied it and sourced it. 
This is wonderful and I love this. 

The exhibitionistic instinct originally relates to the naked body, but in the course of individual development it inevitably (in civilised races) becomes displaced, to a greater or lesser extent onto clothes. Clothes are, however, exquisitely ambivalent, in as much as they both cover the body and thus subserve the inhibiting tendencies that we call “modesty,” and at the same time afford a new and highly efficient means of gratifying exhibitionism on a new level.
—  John Carl Flugel, 1939 (The Psychology of Clothes)
Everything that we buy, everything that we sell, that we eat and drink, has come at a cost, and one that we do not recognize. We do not grow our own food or make our own clothes; we get everything from elsewhere, and we have no idea how it is all made and brought to us. Worse, no industry in the world wants us to know the real story, especially in regard to food.
We do not care what harmful elements had to be acquired and how much nature was destroyed to get the metals that went in to make our iPod, iPhone, or cell phone. We do not care about the land and the animals that were destroyed to get that element to make that cell phone or to make the chips in the computer. We do not care. We want that computer, no matter what was done to acquire it.
We do not care about how the chemicals were created, how they were extracted from nature, how much land was destroyed, and how many animals were made extinct to put fuel in the car. We do not care. We want to go shopping and we want to drive there, we do not care what it costs us—financially, we might complain, but we ignore the huge expenditures of resources and energy required to bring that gallon of fuel to us.
We do not care about how our food is created. Many people love different types of food. I will give you one example which is a little extreme, but there is a certain type of pate or gourmet food that is made from geese; many people who love it, and they pay a lot of money for it, and they do not care that those birds live their entire life in a box being force fed by a machine to make them fat, and then they are killed, and their liver taken out and pulverized and put in a can.
Throughout the world, chickens are treated with extreme brutality by the food industry, yet no one who is ordering chicken to eat has any cognizance of that fact. Nobody cares that the chicken on the table grew up in a cage and never moved and could not walk. No one cares how the cows were treated. No one cares about all the chemicals on all the vegetables. People do not care. If we cared, we would change it. Instead, these industries are only becoming more and more powerful, and more and more secretive.
We do not care how the fabric on our clothes was acquired. We do not care about the people who work in sweat shops and make a couple of pennies a day to make our clothes. We just want to buy new clothes for the cheapest price no matter what. We do not care where they came from.
So, we do not care about the existence of other breathing creatures, and we prove it in our actions, everyday.

swiftydash asked:

can i get a match up (preferably a boy :)))) oKAY HERE GOES NOTHING um... bored with life 75% of the time, dresses in dark clothing most of the time, can be sassy; although i dislike conflict, i try to stay out of it and avoid it; interests: writing and doodling :)))

Since you’re bored of life, why not Izaya?

There won’t be much conflict in your relationship; Izaya *can* be a drama queen but he likes watching other people fight, not you and him. If you can handle the occasional mind games—or maybe frequent ones—and deep conversations about human psychology, you’ll get along great with him.

And he wears dark clothes too so you can match

“Be original,” they said. “But make sure you fit in,” they said.
What I want to know is who the hell is they? Who the hell told you to be original and also fit in? Was it that one girl in your intro to psychology class wearing brand name clothes and too much eye makeup? Was it your mom who’s working a part time job and tiptoeing out of her second marriage? Was it your best friend who acts a little bit righteous when she’s feeling confident in her weekend wardrobe? Who the hell was it? I’d like to know. And I’d like to point out that whoever “they” is, could give a shit about your originality. Fuck them. You be you however you feel like it.
—  Who are They to Say 
Question  meme thingy

Yo I was tagged by clockwork-angel-in-a-trenchcoat

Name: Kristin

Date and time: 4/19/15, 3:01 PM

Average hours of sleep: like 7.5 probably

Last thing you googled: Google search history (was searching it for my twin, the girl who tagged me)

Nickname: Don’t have one

Birthday: October 9th

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Favorite color: blue or green

Place that makes you happy: CTY but if it doesn’t count as a place than Zion National Park

How many blankets you sleep with at night: One

Favorite movies: somewhat recently had a Studio Ghibli binge and fell in love with The Wind Rises. Also, psychological thrillers like Silence of the Lambs and Se7en

Clothes rn: NOTHING (I have a towel around my waist tho)

Last book you read: Unwholly; It was soooooooooo good

First word that comes to mind: Puppy, cause I’m looking at Ciara’s post while I write mine

Last word to family member: Shower

Favorite drink: Shirley Temples probably

Favorite food: POPCORN

Dream vacation: backpacking with friends, probably when I’m in college, in national parks out west

Dream Wedding: idk but I know what I don’t want (not at a beach or church). Also want some canon played

Dream pet: CAT CAT CAT CAT sweet but still bitchy and evilness of a cat sometimes

Dream job: I wanna be a doctor, Idk about specialization though

okay lets tag people

off-to-infinity

inafewnutshells

jamespotterisdalektable

oscar-the-grouch42

overblown-heart

thatfunnyblogger

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A simple daily calender to LOSE WEIGHT in 10 days


Being obese is not just a physical problem. Being called out ‘fat’ because of one’s body type can create several psychological problems too. Shopping for clothes too proves to be an impossible task.

Physically, being obese makes it difficult for a person to move around comfortably. Even the smallest of tasks becomes a battle. And then, there is that constant fear of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and other weight-related health issues. Is it a wonder then, that most obese people are willing to try anything to lose a few pounds? If you too are looking for ways to lose weight and live a healthier life, you have come to the right place! The following tips can help you shed a few pounds, and that too in just 10 days!

How to lose weight in 10 days?

Day 1:

  • Early morning (7 am) – 1 glass of warm lemon water
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – 1 cup of cereal and 1 orange
  • Lunch (1 pm) – 1 chapatti with 1 piece chicken curry and a bowl of salad
  • Evening snack (4 pm) – 1 small bowl of hummus with fresh vegetables
  • Dinner (8 pm)- ½ cup of cooked brown rice, 1 cup of chili beans and 1 cup of tomato soup

Day 2:

  • Early morning (7 am) – 1 cup of green tea, without sugar
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – 1 cup of vegetable oats, 1 banana
  • Lunch (1 pm) – 1 small bowl of chicken stir-fried with brown rice
  • Evening snack (4 pm) – 1 granola bar and 1 apple
  • Dinner (8 pm) – Oven-baked salmon with boiled potatoes and 1 cup of romaine lettuce salad

Day 3:

  • Early morning (7 am) – 1 glass of warm lemon water with honey
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – 1 plain dosa and 2 idlis with coconut chutney, 1 glass of orange juice
  • Lunch (1 pm) – 1 paneer wrap with one small bowl of green salad
  • Evening snack (4 pm) – Greek yoghurt with berries
  • Dinner (8 pm) – One whole-wheat pita bread with chicken soup

Day 4:

  • Early morning (7 am) – 1 cup of black tea
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – Omelet with whole grain bread, ½ cup of blueberries
  • Lunch (1 pm) – Nutritious chili with Baba Ghanoush
  • Evening snack (4pm) – Whole-wheat muffin with one small kiwi
  • Dinner 8 pm – 2 stuffed capsicums (Crockpot method), 1 bowl of tossed green salad with apple cider vinegar dressing

Day 5:

  • Early morning (7am) – Methi water (methi soaked in water)
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – 1 cup of cooked quinoa, one glass skimmed milk
  • Lunch (1pm) – Lemon herb chicken with vegetable pulao
  • Evening snack (4pm) – 1 glass of blueberry and banana smoothie with spicy corn salad
  • Dinner (8 pm) – One bowl of low fat Caesar salad (without cheese dressings), pumpkin soup with pita bread

Day 6:

  • Early morning (7am) – One glass of warm lemon water
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – Two oatmeal bran bread with scrambled eggs, 1 glass of skimmed milk, 1 cup of blackberries
  • Lunch (1 pm) – 1 small bowl of moong dal with chapatti, 1 small bowl of Palak paneer
  • Evening snack (4pm) – 1 serving of honeydew melon
  • Dinner (8 pm) – Maple glazed chicken breast with vegetable fried rice

Day 7:

  • Early morning (7am) – A cup of lemon water with honey
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – One bowl of sweet corn poha, 1 grapefruit
  • Lunch (1pm) – 1 cup of tossed salad mix with fat free dressing, 1 bowl of split pea and potato soup
  • Evening snack (4pm) – Sprouts and sweet corn salad, 1 cup tea
  • Dinner (8 pm) – Chicken curry with pita bread

Day 8:

  • Early morning (7am) – 1 cup of green tea
  • Mid- morning (9 pm) – Buckwheat pancakes with one glass grapefruit juice
  • Lunch (1 pm) – Beans and tofu burger with green salad
  • Evening snack (4 pm) – 2 slices of brown bread with peanut butter, 1 bunch of grapes
  • Dinner (8 pm) – Spinach dal with boiled rice, 1 small bowl of vegetable, quinoa salad

Day 9:

  • Early morning (7am) – 1 cup of black tea
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – Two-cucumber sandwiches, 5 soaked almonds, 1 apple
  • Lunch (1 pm) – Shrimp with ginger and peas with 1 cup of brown rice
  • Evening snack (4 pm) – 1 bowl of popcorn without butter
  • Dinner (8 pm) – 1 bowl of kadhi with 2 chapattis and salad

Day 10:

  • Early morning (7am) – One glass of methi seeds water (methi soaked in water)
  • Mid- morning (9 am) – Brown bread with hung curd, 1 cup of dry fruits and one glass of pomegranate juice.
  • Lunch (1 pm) – 1 bowl of cucumber salad, 1 bowl of dal and 2 chapattis
  • Evening snack (4 pm) – Puffed rice with tea
  • Dinner (8 pm) – Okra sabzi, 1 piece chicken with 2 chapattis

Tips for Effective Weight Loss:

Here are the most effective tips mentioned that help to lose weight. They can be considered to the best tips to lose weight in 10 days along with the diet explained above.

1. Go Slow:

Do not force your body to lose weight through crash diets and high intensity exercises. The body likes slow changes in terms of food and exercise. Do not rush into running miles or pounding on the treadmill if you have never worked out in your life. This can increase your chances of getting injured. Do not starve yourself to get into a leaner shape. Diets that severely restrict calories can make your body deficient in essential nutrients required for the proper functioning of the body. The best way to lose weight is by reducing the amount of calories and increasing your activity levels gradually. Remember, slow and steady wins the race!

2. Eat Small Meals Throughout The Day:

Instead of eating three large meals, consider taking five meals throughout the day. This will keep the body’s metabolism high, and the blood sugar well-balanced.

3. Balanced Diet:

Adopting a healthy, balanced diet can help you shed excess pounds from the body. A low fat diet, comprising of fiber-rich fruits, vegetables and whole grains will surely help you to lose weight quickly.

  • Most fruits and vegetables are low in calories, making them a perfect addition to your diet regime.
  • Fruits and vegetables are also rich in antioxidants, which protect the body from various types of illness.
  • Consume foods that are low in carbohydrates and fat. Limit your rice and refined grain consumption.
  • Poultry and fish are high in protein and low in saturated fats, making them extremely beneficial for health. They add taste to your platter, without piling on those extra pounds.
  • Drink lemon water every day on an empty stomach to prevent fat accumulation.
  • Consume large amounts of fiber-rich foods to lose weight naturally. Fiber-rich foods fill you up and keep you satiated, keeping the metabolism busy. They also reduce bad cholesterol in the body, keeping you fit and healthy.

4. Water:

Water is considered a natural weight loss drink. It takes up room in your stomach, preventing you from overeating. Drink a glass of water before every meal or take sips in between to control overeating. Drinking 2 liters of water daily boosts the metabolism, speeding up the weight loss process. It also flushes out the toxins from the body, accelerating weight loss. Keep a bottle of water handy and take a sip every 12 minutes. This will reduce your craving for sugary beverages. Water also helps the body to absorb nutrients, keeping you energized.

5. Be Active:

Increased physical activities will surely make a difference to your overall weight. Every extra step you take will help you lose weight. The simplest exercise is walking. Taking a brisk walk not only helps to lose weight but also improves the overall health of the body. Even simple, everyday activities such as climbing up the stairs, moving around etc. can be very beneficial. Use the stairs instead of the elevator or get off the bus a little before your destination and walk the rest of the way.

6. Do Not Skip Breakfast:

Never skip your breakfast. Skipping breakfast or any other meal puts the body in the catabolic state and breaks down muscle tissues for energy. This often leads to overeating. Irregular eating habits disrupt the body’s metabolism, making it harder to lose weight. Eating a healthy breakfast jump-starts the metabolism, keeping it working for the entire day.

7. Reduce Your Calorie Intake:

It is nearly impossible to reduce body fat while consuming calorie-rich foods. The calories in the form of junk food, soda, sweets and fruit juice can cause major damage to your waistline. This does not mean that you can never consume any of these treats. You just need to limit these foods to smaller quantities. You should aim to lose 500 calories per day to lose at least one pound a week.

8. Change Your Eating Habits:

The weight loss process is not just about dieting; it is also about making gradual changes to your eating habits. You have to ditch your current eating habits if you want to lose weight within 10 days. Making simple changes and taking control of what you eat is crucial for losing weight naturally. Safe and natural weight loss does not mean depriving yourself of food. This can have opposite effects on your body.

So what changes can you make to lose weight? Here are a few pointers:

  • Replace alcohol and cola with water.
  • Replace whole milk with skimmed milk or soy milk.
  • Avoid sugar in your tea and coffee.
  • Avoid having a second helping while eating your dinner.
  • Cut out on unhealthy treats like cakes, sugary biscuits and chips in between your meals.

9. Exercise:

Exercise is vital for healthy weight loss and long-term health benefits. The body replaces the energy lost during exercising by breaking down sugar reserves in the fat cells, leading to quick weight loss. Exercising 30 minutes a day will help you burn fat and increase blood circulation, improving overall fitness of the body. Other daily exercises include swimming, aerobics, cycling and circuit training. You can easily lose 300 calories per day by performing these exercises.

Indulge in cardiovascular exercises to speed up the weight loss process. Spinning, cardio, kickboxing and boot camp can help you to manage your weight. These exercises will also tone your arms, legs, torso and tummy. Combine cardio exercises with strength training for more effective results.

Interval training is one of the most effective methods to lose weight. It alternates between high and low intensity exercises, aiding the body to burn more calories.

10. Sleep Well:

Sleep-deprived people often feel sluggish, which urges them to overeat. A sound 8 hours of sleep is of optimum importance for maintaining healthy weight. Losing sleep also alters hormone production, causing a spike in cortisol levels. According to research, the less you are exposed to gadgets, the better rest your mind and body get. Keep your cell phones and laptops away or better still, switch them off before sleeping.

scarvesarebeautifulcreatures asked:

((Throws this at you and runs)) If you receive this, share TEN random facts about yourself, then pass this to your 15 favourite followers! (◕‿◕✿)

10- i have a cat named jojo, back in ‘05 i had no idea there was an anime of the same name
9- i dont read books so much as hoard them
8- im torn between dressing dark mori or goth lolita but end up just wearing a jacket and pants no matter what season
7- i hate anime but watch nge just to laugh at it
6- i got my name from cosplaying L
5- i want to sell old yugioh stuff on ebay but dont know how to go throw with it
4- haven’t drank white milk since 2001
3- i want to get into modifying clothes (and maybe figurines) so if studying psychology doesnt work out i could try tailoring
2- watching moral orel when i was 12 kept me from being a militant athiest douche
1- i dont rp

Fuck this deviantart meme shit

This is what social media is doing to your brain

  

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The greatest gift…

No. Sorry, I mean to say:

The funniest gift man has bestowed upon the carbon based universe has got to be the husband. He who begrudgingly goes shopping with his wife.

“…yeah, princess…!”

At the clothing rack ten feet away, a woman, a new grandmother merrily holds up a sparkling half dress half tutu in a very small size.

Trust me, I am better for this experience.

Hi! I’m Audrey!

My name is Audrey Ordonez, and I’m 17 years young. I am a writer & enthusiast of all things Beauty, Fashion & Life related.

I am a simple girl who loves fashion, DIY & crafts/decorating, I love music and dancing. I am a college student who is currently taking up BS Psychology.

I started with Tumblr, reblogging clothes, inspirational rooms, outfit and quotations, DIYs, writing bout my day or experiences (basic Tumblr girl) my Tumblr serves as my personal Journal. (endlesslykeith​) - so I decided to create a new Tumblr for beauty, fashion, and life experiences.

I chose to write about the things that I like and the things that I purchase, and I also want to share my personal experiences maybe in an event, a product, clothing or on an ordinary day. I am a blogger (beginner, actually). I will try my best to be a great blogger. Ever since I was a kid I’ve always wanted to be one (blogger), my inspiration for being a blogger are:

zoella, niomismarties, meredithfoster, marziacutiepie, Bethany Mota, Amanda Steele, etc.

I watch their videos every time, and I was inspired to become a blogger and maybe a YouTuber one day, Hoping that people will relate and be inspired with my work or by me.

HOPE YOU LIKE MY BLOG! :) x.

This is my passion and dream. I am just a simple girl who is making her dreams into reality.

HAVE A NICE DAY!

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Embroidery on infant clothing. I chose to work with embroidery as it is seen as a mother’s role…homely, safe and it has the symbolic features of amending the broken. The bottom image is quite unclear as I chose to work with white thread as it represents purity and innocence. It also makes the text hidden and mainly illegible. It simply says ‘secure’ and this relates to the psychological theory of Bowlby (attachment theory). The white thread relates to this element also as white is a colour I associate with safety and tranquility…next step - use the attachment stages and produce a series of works?!?

Relationships with glamour models and women in the sexualised industries

So this is something I’m super passionate about and that men will never really understand, I have been an alternative model since the age of 16 and started getting into glamour modelling at 18, these four years reflect failed relationships and constant arguing over what I do for a living. I also study psychology full time and hope to complete my PhD in a few years so I’d like to think I’m better at trying to understand these gender rules. 

So, first things first, let me tell you something about us glamour models, with a bit of basic psychology. We take our clothes off on social media, and we are extremely sexualised in the online domain, meaning we get tons and tons of men in our inbox every single day, trying to hit us up. Understandably this is frustrating to a partner, but when you have this many people chasing you, it no longer becomes an appeal. This is what I think makes models more loyal as a whole, when you get that much attention it no longer interests you. Even as a single woman I have no interest whatsoever in responding to these men or chatting with someone via a social network. If I was ever going to start a romantic relationship with someone it would always be someone that I had actually met in person. In ten years I’d hate for my son or daughter to look up at me and say “how did you meet dad?” and respond with “oh, he hit me up on Facebook”, really? So guys, yes all this attention may be frustrating to you, but it really does not effect us in the slightest, I wouldn’t reply to one of these men even if I was single, except maybe to say thank you and be polite. 

Secondly, a point that really frustrates me and a factor I encounter on a daily basis is men making comments such as “I’d never let my girlfriend upload photos like that”. *sigh* Seriously, I will never understand this statement. Us models upload photos because IT IS OUR JOB, we are not begging for attention or wanting men to swoon after us. Let me tell you a secret you might find hard to believe, NO female models for the attention of other men, we model for ourselves and our own confidence, not for the online monkeys. Every girl has their own reason for getting into modelling, I was attacked when I was 14 years old and ended up in hospital to the point where it took months for my face to fully look normal again. After this point I refused to leave my house and turn up to school for a while. So trust me when I say modelling saved me and gave  me the confidence I needed to become who I was, I don’t think I’d be the person I am today if I didn’t get into the alternative world of modelling. So for anyone to say to me that all models are attention seeking and hungry for attention then seriously sir you need a slap. 

So guys, if you are ever lucky enough to get into a relationship with a glamour or alternative model, please know how lucky you are. Just because your girl loves what she does, doesn’t mean you are not her number one. I have met so many glamour models and alt girls over the years and honestly there is just something about them that I fall in love with, a glamour model knows she’s a queen and doesn’t need to bitch or be jealous of other women, I think that’s the beauty of being with a model, hand on heart some of the nicest people I have ever met. Hold on to that. 

anonymous asked:

Hello^_~ can you pls ship me with bap ⌒.⌒? I am really 8d,shy insecure but very funny loving and loyal once you know me, i love& need skinship,I study art history and psychology, I love food & cooking, I love making plush toys and clothes(i usually wear fluffy skirts and dresses and gloves),I have really long brown wavy hair and my eyes are really big(mom says I look like a deer), I am 5'6 and my chest is really big dd( I hate it), I never dated before, ^3^ ty so much hugs and love to you (~.^)

first ask omg let me love you hi

I ship you with Daehyun!

He can be a goofball all of the time most of the time so your first meeting would end up with you being so overwhelmed by his presence. He’d notice this immediately though and tone it down until you’re comfortable enough to talk and have a decent conversation with him.

Daehyun loves lots of skinship and food so he’d think you’re someone sent from heaven for him when he finds out you share these qualities as well. He’d sneak out after practice and meet with you for dates, which most of the time consists of him coming over to your house and cooking whatever.

He considers it as one of his achievement once you open up to him and the moment you show your outgoing side underneath the quiet exterior, he knew he’s in for a very long ride somewhere.