deep (running water)

okay so in every panel we see of akaashi he’s getting more and more disgruntled, and looking more and more of a mess. i’m worried about him. so consider this:

  • akaashi keiji chokes. 
  • the next match they play, akaashi cannot stop thinking about that damn setter and he chokes. 
  • halfway through the first set, he fucking can’t toss to save his life.
  • konoha has to save the day, and he’s not even that good of a setter consistently. 
  • but that doesn’t matter because bokuto is there
  • bokuto “i will hit anything” koutarou
  • bokuto “take some breaths akaashi it’ll be okay” koutarou
  • bokuto “don’t you dare take akaashi off the court we need him” koutarou
  • of course, they win, but only because when things get bad BOKUTO KOUTAROU CARRIES THE TEAM. 
The Elements

{ARIES-LEO-SAGITTARIUS}

Fire signs are both creative and destructive. Their quick mind, hot blood and volcanic temperament make them catch on fire with enthusiasm in a flash and cool down just as quickly. Unlike the other elements, it’s physical form can only take place by consuming another element. It is the transformer, converting the energy of other objects into different forms: heat, light, ash, and smoke. It is seen as the force burning inside us, giving us an iron willpower to go for our goals. After all, the most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.


{TAURUS-VIRGO-CAPRICORN}

Earth signs are sensualists. They require a strong sensual input so they can experience every part of life down to the last jot and tittle. Like the earth, they are solid, rich, sultry and dependable. They always have their feet planted on the ground and possess the gift of bringing dreams into reality. They know that the beauty of the world lies in the details. Earth is a stable and nurturing element. In its fertile soil, we’ve grown the food that provides life, on its surface we live out our lives. It is the centre, foundation and mother of all things.


{GEMINI-LIBRA-AQUARIUS}

Air signs live in their mind. Their thoughts take them to new levels where no other element can reach. Like air, they are uncertain and unpredictable. They can spawn a vicious thunderstorm, or be as peaceful as a summers breeze. Air is the element you cannot touch or see. It is free and cannot be contained, though it is the most necessary element. It reminds us that there is much more to this world than what we can see. 


{CANCER-SCORPIO-PISCES}

Water signs are all about change. From liquid to solid to vapor, water is the epitome of metamorphosis. It is essential to our very existence, without it nothing can live. Alternately calm like the sea or containing the force of torrential rain, the emotions brought forth by this element are plentiful, indeed. They’re intuitive, mysterious, empathic and loving. They realize their intense emotions hold tremendous power and that like a river, they run deep. Overall water is infinite; for men may come and men may go, but water will flow on forever.


!CREDITS! to the incredible model: Setareh Hosseini

The real INFP

INFP’s are not ISFJ’s.

The sterotypical INFP is more like an ISFJ than anything else. INFP’s are rarely sweet, typically not unconditionally kind, they don’t hide in the corner shyly and they don’t act cute.

Let’s be honest here, INFJ’s and INFP’s have this reputation in MBTI that niether of them deserve, and more importaintly, it is impossible to live up to. INFP’s are just as far from perfect as ESTP’s, ESTJ’s and ENTJ’s. INFP’s can be really mean, people. Straight up ignorant. Self-importaint. Seething with anger. INFP’s can be way meaner than ENTJ’s, more flippant than ENTP’s, more hostile than ESTP’s, and the big take away is that they often are, 

THE AVERAGE INFP, is a person who is openly warm to like max 5 people. To others they keep emotional distance and are only warm when they feel like the other person needs them to be. We feel empathetic when someone opens up, and we’re a sholder to cry on only when the situation calls for it. We don’t want to hear passing gossip or shallow problems, and we’re likely to respond negatively to such things. We’re less open than we’d like, and more cold than we mean to be. Fi, as a rule of the function, is gaurded, its not a constant light shining out and lighting up the world, It’s not a sumptuous river, gushing out life from a waterfall. It’s a deep well, a very deep well, with clear water at the very bottom, and deep waters don’t run still. Our emotions are for the few close to us, and otherwise, emergency situations. 

We’re, quite frankly, inapproriately cold and tactless in alot of situations. Being wholly authentic means abadoning social correctness for truity. Which may be a cute concept, but it comes off as cold and alienating in the real world. People act like INFP’s are the shy cutie of the MBTI-scape, but we’re not. (not on purpose at least) Deep emotion really does mean that its not on the surface for INFP’s, Not only that, Fi is a judgement function, so a real charactaristic of INFP’s is being stongly opinionated on certain things. This could be as harmless as fandom or as overtly as huge social issues. INFP’s are the kind of people to ask others to turn off a movie they hate, or refuse to go to a certain place because they had a bad experience there. 

For every beautiful thing about INFP’s there is absolutely a not great thing, too, is all I’m saying, and in the case of INFJ’s and INFP’s those things are often ignored. The usually stated downside of INFPs being weak, scared and whiny isint even accurate. INFP’s can be Kylo Ren-esque monsters. It’s true that INFP’s can be CS Lewis-esque enlightened teachers, but alot of them arent. They can be incredibly loving, poetic, inteligent, sensitive, empathic, imaginative and peaceful, and the AVERGAGE INFP contains many of those traits, but the AVERAGE INFP might also posses some traits of being closed of, judgemental, tactless, unharmonious, opinionated, inconsiderate of others, and downright mean. 

Honestly, the mark of an INFP isin’t even being caring, loving, emotional and turbulent. It’s being imaginative, prosey, figurative, out-wardly intuitive, and idea-driven. While an INFP spends most of the time in thier Fi, feeling and introspecting, outwardly they interact with Ne. Not only that, they’re likely to explain thier feelings with ideas and figurative language rather than openess. If emotions are fish in a pond, they’re likely to give you a pole rather than a fish. I get so many asks from INFP’s who ask if they’re really an INFP if they’re not outwardly emotional or a mean and nihilistic at times.

 A real INFP is a random, erratic, eccentric, head-in-the-clouds philosopher, somewhat deatached from the world and its demands. They have a strong deep heart for a few close people and a cause or two close to them. They’re a bit anti-social and a bit opinionated. They open up when you do. They have a heart of gold that they let a few people see and otherwise let it guide them from deep inside. 

I’m not here to say INFP’s aren’t wonderful, or that they shouldn’t be loved and highly-regarded. If you’re a phase 3 INFP who has worked hard to be loving, open and giving, then I love you, I’m proud of you and you’re an asset to us all. However, that’s not what i was talking about. I’m trying to validate the struggle of the average INFP. INFP’s want to be loved, but more than that, we want to be seen for what we are and loved anyway. And when people describe the lovable INFP, they mostly just describe an ISFJ, and thats a little invalidating. Sorry for the stern tone n_n”

~INFP-sama

I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix)
Lykke Li
I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix)

Oh, I beg you, can I follow?
Oh, I ask you, Why not always?
Be the ocean, where I unravel
Be my only, be the water where I’m wading
You’re my river running high, run deep, run wild

I, I follow, I follow you
Deep sea baby, I follow you
I, I follow, I follow you
Dark doom honey, I follow you

He’s a message, I’m the runner
He’s the rebel, I’m the daughter waiting for you
You’re my river running high, run deep, run wild

I, I follow, I follow you
Deep sea baby, I follow you
I, I follow, I follow you
Dark doom honey, I follow you

You’re my river running high, run deep, run wild

 

The Elements in Astrology

There are a total of four well-known elements in astrology and they are Fire, Earth, Air and Water, also know as the basic principles of life. Each element has a significant meaning and it helps us better understand how one element can be portrayed in many different ways (signs).

Fire
Fire, it burns brightly and ferociously, but can be put out as quick as it ignites. It is spontaneous, reckless and impulsive. It is energy in it’s most aggressive form, never thinking first, just acting on it. Fire is a powerful, deadly force of nature. The Fire signs are Aries, Leo and Sagittarius.

Earth
Earth, it is strong and pure, and it is unbreakable. It is grounded, and it does not act before thinking carefully. Earth is slow to change, but it does change within time and it’s own pace. Sensual, hands-on and everything real and raw is Earth. It is the foundation for life and destruction. The Earth signs are Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn.

Air
Air, you can’t see it but it’s there. It goes with the flow, it’s adaptable, it knows how to conform and adjust to any given situation or scenario. Air is unattainable, you cannot grasp it even though it’s all around you, its free and unpredictable. The Air signs are Gemini, Libra and Aquarius.

Water
Water, relaxing at it’s best and deadly at it’s worst. Water takes on many forms and flows at it’s own pace. It’s mysterious because you never know what to expect with it, but nonetheless it still runs deep. The Water signs are Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces.

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The Quiet River Rages - MaryDragon - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Chapters: 5/12
Fandom: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Link/Zelda (Legend of Zelda)
Characters: Link (Legend of Zelda), Zelda (Legend of Zelda), Other Character Tags to Be Added, Impa (Legend of Zelda), Purah (Legend of Zelda), Bolson (Legend of Zelda)
Additional Tags: Eventual Happy Ending, I swear to God, Post-Canon, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - PTSD, Memory Loss, Anger, thematic successor to part 1, I will earn the explicit rating eventually, Other Additional Tags to Be Added, Unreliable Narrator, POV First Person, POV Zelda, Dreams and Nightmares
Series: Part 3 of Trouble the Water
Summary:

A thematic successor to Part 1, Calm Waters Run Deep. Picks up where Part 2 ended, “Do you really remember me?” Runs through the ‘true’ ending and goes a short time past. First-person POV, Zelda.
Do not HAVE to read the rest of the series but you’ll lose some flavor and miss references.
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Fair warning: this has become surprisingly autobiographical. I am pulling from my personal experience of trying to build a relationship with someone who has PTSD, a traumatic brain injury, and memory loss. (spoiler: we’ve been together 11 years and are happy as pigs in shit) My experience is not universal, and this is not meant to be a definitive look at PTSD, trauma, or the recovery process. If this sounds like it might be triggering to you, please keep scrolling.

Tagged characters have speaking parts.
**Explicit rating for chapter 11.**

really aggressive angry reminder that:

akaashi is the only fukurodani player who will consistently do extra practice with bokuto, so he’s unlikely to run away from him at any point in time.