@The makers of the American ‘Shame’

For me to even consider watching your show:

  • Do solid research on the actual issues teenagers are facing right now, outside of their love life dramas and dilemmas.
  • Write well-rounded characters that grow and develop over the seasons.
  • Write diverse characters with equal importance and mettle.
  • Make characters call each other out on shit. Especially if it is the main character.
  • Don’t, DON’T, DO NOT cause unnecessary drama just for the shock value of it all. Deal with issues practically and positively.
  • Cast actual teenagers, with their real skin and real hair and real body types, with just as much talent as the original cast.

Let’s see how you fare.

Here are my favorite self-affirming statements. Feel free to use these in whatever way you’d like!! I’m here if anyone needs to talk / vent, lovelies!! xo 

Self-esteem & confidence affirmations // 

  • I am unique; I feel great about being alive & being me. 
  • Amazing opportunities exist for me in every aspect of my life. 
  • Challenges bring out the best in me, so naturally I love them. 
  • I choose to be happy right now because I love my life. 
  • I am courageous and willing to act in spite of any fears. 
  • I attract positive & kind people into my life .
  • I create positive & supportive relationships. 
  • I trust myself. 
  • Regardless of how anyone feels about me, I am choosing to be happy & completely love myself today. 

Nutrition affirmations // 

  • I make conscious decisions about the food I put into my body. 
  • When I eat, I take my time to enjoy all the different flavors. 
  • I savor every piece & allow myself a treat every now & then. 
  • I nurture my body. 
  • I keep hydrated each day by drinking plenty of water. 
  • Every cell in my body thanks me for making wonderful nutritional choices. 
  • My body is a home to my spirit. 

Bedtime affirmations // 

  • I am calm & safe as I lie down. 
  • I am now relaxed, both mentally & physically. 
  • I am filled with a sense of contentment, happiness, & gratitude. 
  • I am grateful for the experiences today has brought into my life. 
  • I am very happy with myself for the accomplishments I have achieved today, no matter how big or small. 
  • I am forgiven & I forgive myself & others. 
  • I look forward to the opportunities tomorrow brings 
  • I am filled with a deep sense of peaceful sleep now. 
  • I am refreshed every morning with a new & positive outlook. 

Personal growth affirmations // 

  • I live an incredibly blessed life. 
  • I am worthy of all things wonderful. 
  • I grow & learn each day. 
  • I let go of regrets from the past because they hold me there & prevent me from experiencing the now. 
  • I have experienced true heartache in my lifetime, but through that, I have discovered deep compassion. 
  • I no longer feel the need to compete or try to be better than anyone else. 
  • I aspire only to be a better person than I was yesterday. 

Self-acceptance affirmations // 

  • I love & accept myself just the way I am. 
  • I release all feelings of self-hate & self-loathing I previously felt. 
  • I accept all the mistakes I have made & forgive myself of them. 
  • I no longer feel the need to criticize myself. 
  • I am patient with myself. 
  • I love my body & I treat it with respect. 
  • I have a burning energy source inside me & I am worthy of all things wonderful. 
  • I love who I am now as well as the person I am becoming. 

Anxiety affirmations // 

  • I feel all the emotions that arise within me. 
  • When feeling anxious, I take a moment out to decipher why I am feeling this way. 
  • There is no point in worrying about things I cannot control. 
  • When anxiety visits me, I close my eyes & focus on my breathing. 
  • I release myself from this moment of anxiety. 
  • All is well with me. 

Transformation affirmations // 

  • I am powerful & capable of changing anything in my life. 
  • I welcome & embrace new changes in my life. 
  • I let go of old practices & ways that no longer serve me. 
  • I accept necessary changes that must take place in my life. 
  • Everyday I grow more beautiful & strong. 
  • I am as free as a butterfly. 
  • My life is unfolding perfectly. 

 Healing affirmations // 

  • Every day, I choose healing for my heart, mind, body, & spirit. 
  • I work through the darkness in my life & am always able to find the stars. 
  • I heal in my own time & am gentle with myself. 
  • I forgive myself & I forgive those who have hurt me in my past. 
  • My heart may be broken, but I fill the cracks with love & gentleness. 
  • I am healing beautifully. 

Letting go affirmations // 

  • My heart is a sponge for love only. 
  • There is no room in my heart for fear-based energy. 
  • By only absorbing positive energy, every cell in my body radiates positivity & joy. 
  • When I encounter fearful energy, I acknowledge it & look for what it can teach me, but I give it no power over me whatsoever. 
  • I let go of negative experiences. 
  • I am free from fear & destructive energies. 
  • I am constantly consumed by blissful, positive, & healing energy. 

Forgiving others affirmations // 

  • I know in my heart that to heal from any hurt, I must forgive the people who have caused me pain. 
  • When I hold onto anger & resentment towards another person, I give them power over my heart. 
  • By forgiving them, I am not saying their actions were acceptable; I am just releasing myself from pain. 
  • By forgiving others, I set myself free. 
  • Anger is a natural emotion, but I know when I hold onto it for too long, it becomes toxic & it affects every fiber of my being & life. 
  • I forgive them & replace my pain with peace.

Inspired living affirmations // 

  • I live in a constant state of inspiration. 
  • I release the need to set too many goals as they distract me from living in the present moment. 
  • I appreciate the journey just as much as the destination. 
  • I surround myself with positive, creative, & inspiring people. 
  • I have a wonderful & wild imagination, so I rarely experience boredom. 
  • I am an inspired being. 

Honoring individuality affirmations // 

  • The divine energy that created me also created every other being on this planet. 
  • We are all connected by this same source of divine energy. 
  • I embrace my individuality. 
  • I respect the uniqueness in everyone else. 
  • Collectively, our differences make us more beautiful. 
  • I am deserving of respect regardless of my uniqueness. 
  • I treat everyone with the same respect. 
  • We are all created as equals. 

Reflection affirmations // 

  • I take time to reflect on my amazing life. 
  • I look at where I am today & I look at how I got to be here. 
  • I acknowledge the darkness & the light. 
  • I have a clear vision of the positive changes I must make in my life so that I may heal & grow in the best way possible. 
  • I release regrets & disappointments. 
  • I accept my journey for what it is & I acknowledge that only I can do my healing work. 
  • This journey is my own & I can make it whatever I would like. 
  • I am a beautiful human being, worthy of love & happiness. 

Gentleness affirmations // 

  • I know that to help others, I must first heal myself. 
  • I practice being gentle in all areas of my life. 
  • I release the emotions that no longer serve me after working through all the others. 
  • I replace guilt with acceptance.
  • I exchange fear for love & courage. 
  • I have a warm & caring heart. 
  • Every cell in my body radiates peace & because of this, I am an example of peace to others. 
  • I know in every situation that love & kindness is the answer. 
  • I am grateful to know this truth & I practice it daily. 

Compassion affirmations // 

  • I am a compassionate being, filled with love & kindness. 
  • I am an example of unconditional love to all those around me. 
  • I am always looking for the light in others.
  • If I find myself wanting to judge another person, I recognize those feelings & send that person my love instead. 
  • Everyday I grow more compassionate. 
  • My compassionate heart allows me to relate to others with peace, understanding, love, & forgiveness. 
  • I know that love is always the answer. 

Patience affirmations // 

  • I am a patient being. 
  • I know that everything in my life comes to me & occurs at the perfect time. 
  • I do not force anything to hurry up in my life because it is all unfolding perfectly & just as beautifully as spring blossoms. 
  • There is always something for me to learn in waiting. 
  • I am at peace with the way my life is progressing. 

Inner strength & power affirmations // 

  • I have survived every negative experience in my life so far. 
  • I have not only survived negative experiences; I thrived. 
  • To heal from hurt, I feel every emotion I must go through. 
  • I never push my feelings down or try to cover them up. 
  • I face these feelings, sit with them, learn from them & grow with them. 
  • I find my strength through love. 
  • I am strong & incredibly powerful. 

Transitional affirmations // 

  • I am called to make positive changes in my life. 
  • I am deserving of love, happiness, & health. 
  • I am worthy of all things wonderful. 
  • I am not afraid of making changes in my life because I know these changes are for my highest good. 
  • I am gentle on myself during this time of change & transition. 
  • I have a clear vision of the direction I want my life to go in. 
  • Amidst all of this positive change, my heart is centered & my mind is peaceful. 
  • I take it one day at a time. 
  • I am conscious of my thought patterns. 

Also, posting this video I forgot that I made. But my mom found it on my phone and gave me a look, as if to say “why do you keep disappointing me?”


I know a lot of ships have finally become canon, but can we please just look at Naruto. 15 years of seeing him striving so hard to achieve his dream. For 15 years, we’ve seen this boy grow up in front of our very eyes. Congratulations to your success, Naruto. Thank you for always being our ray of sunshine.


i’ve been trying to post a drawing every day so…here’s some lineless practice with allura holding… molten steel? a star? you decide.

Sorry for not being productive lately, I’ve been terribly ill these last couple days. 

That pic of chibi Natsu with long hair did me in, thus giving me enough energy to doodle this. Long hair for eeeeevvvvverrrrrrrry oooooone. My other ships have also been started with all the hairs, hopefully I will get them up shortly.