the things i do instead of papers

To do list method

Idk about you but I get overwhelmed like it’s my day job. This leads to me putting things off and overall being stressed. Solution? Go grab a piece of paper, and make a to do list. Make sure it’s organized in some way (category, alphabetical, whatever makes sense to you) and make it as neat as you can get it. This to do list should be ready to be proudly displayed next to the Mona Lisa, that’s how neat it should be. Now instead of a looming, giant task, it’s in understandable small chunks. Next, think of a place you like. Maybe it’s a park, or the ocean, or space! Anything you enjoy will work. Begin wherever you want, and each time you finish a task, reward yourself with a cute doodle of whatever your heart desires. It shouldn’t be perfect, just a cute doodle. For example, if your theme is park add a tree, or draw a fountain. Eventually, you’ll run out of things to do and end up with a beautifully decorated page of your achievements! Pick a new theme everyday or draw penguins every single time. This helps you break down your day into manageable pieces, keep track of what you need to get done, and helps you stay motivated to finish the page.

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((i’m not used to doing comics so this definitely looks awkward but i love super gay bro luigi and his pastel rainbow hair))

Practicing without budget

This post is inspired by posts I earlier saw about how to be a “low budget witch” when you don’t have x, y or z tools for practicing witchcraft. I’ve got happy news: you don’t need anything. Just your own mind and sometimes pen and paper.

Let’s say, for an example, I’m waiting for a package, and I want it to arrive faster. It should arrive in 3-5 days after shipping. This is, of course, just my own personal opinion, but I think it’s useless to light colourful candles and pray some deities and hope them to do the work for you.

Instead of candles and things, for me witchcraft is all about manipulating energy with pure willpower. So step 1 is to know clearly what I want. Step 2 is to know what are my limits. Step 3 is creating and focusing the energy via visualization. Step 4 is to do slow grounding and ‘return’ to my everyday life.

I would - explained simplified - write down the tracking number. I need to 'connect’ myself with the package. I can’t hold the package in my hands. I don’t know exactly even know how the package looks like, but I still need something really concrete. Men who work in the post offices are busy and sometimes they don’t have enough time to handle all the packages during the day. I can’t make the package fly to my hands, but I can manipulate the energy around my package via tracking number and make it more attractive - maybe a postman chooses intuitively my package before someone else’s package - and before the work day ends.

So I want the package arrive earlier, it is the 1. step. I know I can’t make the package fly, so it is the 2. step; my limits. Step 3 is focusing the manipulated energy to the package making it feel more attractive (the hardest part). And then 4. continue living waiting for the package.

I can light the candles too if I want, the placebo effect works also.

The newspaper is bad someone wrote on Secrets… okay. Thanks for that feedback. Sorry that we are not meeting your expectations. Sorry that My RP is not meeting your standards. Sorry that I don’t have a staff of 50 writers to get out there and get every guild’s story so that I don’t have to rely on people coming to me to even get the things I do get to publish.

I joined Lat in the beginning to help make this resource, this record keeping of server things, to promote RP, to promote what different guilds were doing.

Instead, I have to worry every time I publish something if this will be the thing that makes people hate me today. I feel beaten up at every turn unless its a silly story or a short recap.

Someone wrote an IC attack against the paper, and at first I was really upset, but then I sat down and went through the post point by point in an IC rebuttal so that I could move past it. And I fell good about that post I really did. To the point that I could see the IC side of that post.

Then I see all this nastyness again. Its like the people on Tumblr can’t ever just be happy.

All I wanted to do was help people tell their stories to a wider audience. I get accused of favoritism… then when I ask for help for our guild, people say they will but never do. 

I don’t keep the paper going for myself… I keep it going for the server but perhaps its overstayed its welcome. Maybe there are just too many negative people who want to cry at any RP that is not theirs and yet not do a thing to show a different way.

I’m sorry. I feel like I’ve been put through an emotional blender today and all the hate is drowning me.

long overdue but thank you all so much for one thousand followers!!

I’ve thought a lot about what I could offer you guys for helping me reach this goal and I decided on a little giveaway- it’s not a lot and I’m open to suggestions on how else I can celebrate.

1st winner: a photoset (6 lockscreens) designed by you! these can be fandoms or specific requests but just tell me what kind of things you’d like and I’ll make you a set of lockscreens dedicated to you

2nd winner: the exact same thing as above however instead of 6 lockscreens there will only be 3 

3rd winner: the exact same thing as above however instead of 3 lockscreens there will only be 1

how I’m going to do this is everyone that interacts with this post will get their name written on a piece of paper which I shall put in a jar and winners will be randomly selected!

rules:

1. must be following me (kinda obvious as it’s for my followers)

2. reblogs will get you two entries, liking will get you one and both will get you 5 enteries!

3. I have the right to refuse lockscreen ideas if I don’t feel comfortable doing them and I have the right to refuse if I find you rude (I will choose winners again)

good luck!!

Leverage Fic Recs

Nothing says “fandom binge” like posting a fic rec list before you even finish the show ~*~*~ 

Descriptions here are by me, with apologies to the authors. (sorry/not sorry these are basically all ot3)

Odd Jobs (series) - Parker/Hardison/Eliot, 18,026 words, Explicit - this is a gloriously charming ot3 get together series. Part slapstick, part romance, part casefic, each of the three (as well Nate and Sophie) are so in character and so disgustingly in love. Also there’s kittens.

Shelter Me (series)Parker/Hardison/Eliot, 21,193 words, Explicit - there’s this recurring theme in this fandom of “Eliot is watching Parker and Hardison’s relationship and wants in but doesn’t think he deserves love” and this fic is probably the most amazingly well done example of it. For all your angst and very hot, slightly weird porn needs, look no further.

Odd One OutParker/Hardison/Eliot, 27,697 words, Explicit - my notes on my bookmark of this one just read “Yessssssssss” because this is such a satisfying read. It’s a get-together ot3 fic, but with Parker and Hardison in a romantic relationship and Eliot as casual third, but where they all love and take care of each other (as in canon). Each one of them has complex needs and emotions and it makes such a good read watching them all figure it out together. 

Nerds of the Earth, take note! - gen, 7951 words, G rated - Hardison POV MCU crossover in which he’s kidnapped by SHIELD to stop one of Tony Stark’s AI’s from taking over the world. Even if you’re not a Marvel fan, this is an excellent, fun Hardison-centric fic with lots of team-feelings.

like a map of a place you’ve never beenParker/Hardison/Eliot, 24,549 words, Explicit - this is what the fake!married trope was made for. While Parker and Hardison are already together, Parker and Eliot have to go under cover as a married couple. Sexual tension, angst, and feelings ensue, with a happy ending.

Fair ShareParker/Hardison/Eliot, 9,579 words, Explicit - starts out with cute comedy and friendship through food sharing, winds up as an equilateral get-together with excellent porn + feelings.

The Safe and Sound Job - Parker/Hardison/Eliot, 15,721 words, Teen - Eliot-centric case fic + ot3 get together. Eliot is injured on a job and then hurt/comfort, angst, feelings, and romantic realizations ensue. Excellently plotted and fantastic characterization of all three of them.

It’s a Long Way to ZanzibarParker/Hardison/Eliot, 11,722 words, Explicit - circa season 2, the trio go on a road trip to the Grand Canyon. I love a road trip fic, and I love a porny fic, and I love a slow dawning of feelings fic, and this is all of those.

Dear Friends...

Hello. Hi. Remember me? I apologize for not being my chatty, optimistic self lately. I’ve been going through some rough times the past couple weeks. Nothing super serious, just everything falling on me at once.
When things get like this, I usually retreat within myself, instead of finding comfort with others. Maybe not healthy, but that’s just me.
Anyway, updates will still come, as that is something I can do in the comfort of my own bed by myself. However, just give me a couple weeks to get back to me. I promise, I’m not mad at anyone. You all are still very dear to me :)
Love always,
Owlish

My human version of Prince Sidon for what its worth. I still have so many other things I need to work on, but this forced its way onto paper this morning. I splashed some really rough color on it in PS, but might go back and make it a vector illustration instead.

So rumour came out!

@foolishkia & @pixlpit are now foolishpixl!

( uploading this from my subblog else it won’t make sense on my main, so for whoever doesn’t recognize me, Hi, it’s me. Cely )

I can’t draw for shit excuse me i’ll go back to doing the things i’m better at
I was too tired to scan this so instead i just made a picture to upload
The colors are way off aswell, trust me, this thing looks way better on paper than on a screen.

you 2 are absolutely adorable tho.

anonymous asked:

Your drawings are gorgeous!! I was just wondering, how do you get the texture on your digital pieces? Do you just add an image over top and lower the opacity?

Thank you so much! 
It depends. Things like THIS already have their own texture because the lineart is drawn on paper and I usually don’t polish it much when I go scan them so that the paper grain remains visible.
Things like THIS instead are completely digital so I add the “watercolor B” texture on the canvas on Paint Tool SAI. But yes, adding an image over everything sure works, maybe even with better effects!
Thanks for your interest!

anonymous asked:

How do I stop myself from relapsing? I'm making excuses and more excuses to talk myself out of relapsing but I really don't know how long I can last anymore.

Breathe. There’s different things you can try instead of relapsing. You can take an ice cube and run it along the area you want to harm. You can snap a rubber band against your wrist. You can rip paper into tiny pieces. Draw on yourself in marker. Take a cold shower. Cuddle a pet, stuffed animal, pillow. I’m here

getting to know myself

For some time now I had pegged myself as someone who would self-sabotage when I wanted something but was scared of getting it. Like, if I was applying to a job that seemed exciting on paper but daunting in reality, then I’d write an application that was only decent instead of as good as I could possibly make it, so that I could say that I’d applied but likely wasn’t going to get it. Or if I thought I was interested in a guy, I’d do something about it but also frequently turn away when things were about to get real. Over time, I’d convinced myself that it was all out of an inability to face some of my fears, and I was constantly berating myself like “I should want this more! why don’t I want this enough? I’m not doing enough to get these things to happen! why can’t I just push through my doubts?”

So for a while there, I was trying really hard to counter that, like I would tell myself to try harder, and not back away from things/people even if my gut told me that I didn’t really want that job or that relationship. “Don’t think about it too much, you’re getting in your own way, just go for it damn it!”

But in the last little while, I think I’ve come to realize that this story I’ve been telling myself about who I am and how I behave isn’t really true at all. When I want a job, like REALLY want it, I have no problem doing everything in my power to get it. I give it my all and have no issue working on my application, reworking it, re-reworking it. When I’m attracted to someone (which, granted, doesn’t happen very often), I go for it. I make sure I create opportunities to spend time with this person, and I don’t beat around the bush. I don’t always get the jobs I want, and I definitely don’t always end up in the relationships I yearn for. But when my gut tells me “hell yeah”, I don’t have to fight the urge to run in the other direction.

So all those times I drag my feet when writing that umpteenth cover letter? It’s that I don’t really want the damn job. All those times I disengaged from a budding relationship? It was that I didn’t want to move forward with that person. It wasn’t self-sabotage. It was self-preservation. It’s like I’m hard-wired against half-heartedness, and I don’t think I should fight that anymore.

What Steve Doesn’t Know - One-shot (Steve x Reader)

Summary: Steve thinks reader is cheating on him with Tony, little does he know it is something else they were doing behind his back.

Anonymous: Hi! Could I please request as Steve X reader oneshot where he thinks the reader is cheating on him with tony, but she’s actually just planning a surprise party? Thanks!!

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anonymous asked:

Red Harvest's reactions to his fem s/o being a former prostitute? I'm in love with this blog I can't get enough ♥️✨

Aww thank you so much!! That means a lot to me ❤❤❤
So I think at first he wouldn’t get why she did it. He doesn’t use paper money, and that being her motivation doesn’t make sense at first. But when she tells him it’s because she ended up on her own and had to find a way to live, it hits home for him. He understands doing things out of necessity, so he doesn’t judge her choice, and instead admires that she found a way to live and provide for herself in a world very unaccommodating to women trying to do so. It helps show him how strong she is, and he admires her more for that.

~일 뿐이다
~뿐이다
Just/Only
Adding 일 after a noun instead of directly putting 뿐 gives it a slightly negative connotation like “it’s only blah blah so it’s not a big deal”

—뭐야? What’s that?
—종이일 뿐이야… It’s just paper… (Like whatever it’s not a big deal)

내가 읽고 싶은 것은 이 책뿐이야
the only thing I want to read is this book

When using this structure w verbs n adj you have to change it to ~ㄹ/을 것

난 자고 싶을 것을 뿐이야. All I wanna do is sleep
난 심심할 것 뿐이야. I’m just bored.

그냥 is pretty much the same

그냥 자고 싶어 I just wanna sleep
그냥 심심해 I’m just bored

Passed tense: ~았/았을 뿐이다

잤을 뿐이에요 I was just sleeping

It can also be used in the middle of a sentence.

난 잤을 뿐 일어나고 싶지 않았어. I just slept and didn’t want to get up.

Then there’s ~ㄹ/을 뿐만 아니라 meaning “not only blah blah but”

저는 심심할 뿐만 아니라 피곤해요. I’m not only bored, but tired

louis + gold + the brits16 suit

for @yslrainbowflag, the real mvp

Dear Theodosia (Lin x Reader) Platonic Song Fic

Word Count: 538

A/N: I tried a couple things here, first being writing it in third person instead of second, and second being using gender neutral pronouns to address the reader. Usually I do feminine pronouns since that’s what’s requested, but I also like to be as inclusive as possible so here’s one for all you guys, gals, and non binary pals (as Thomas Sanders likes to say)

Dear Theodosia What to say to you?

Lin crumpled up the paper and threw it behind him. This was more stressful than writing his Tony’s sonnet.

“What’s wrong?” Vanessa asked him, approaching his desk.

“I can’t figure out what to say in my letter for (y/n)’s graduation,” he grumbled.

“You’ll figure it out. It’ll take time but no matter what you put it’ll be appropriate. You always say the right things,” Vanessa pecked his cheek lovingly, then returned to where she was watching Sebastian.

When you came into the world you cried and it broke my heart

Lin put his pen to paper again, thinking hard. (Y/n) deserved more than cliche graduation words. He had first met them when he had gone to a small play at a local theater. (Y/n) was the lead role, and their performance was so emotional that when they started crying onstage, Lin started crying along with the the rest of the audience.

When you smile, you knock me out I fall apart/and I thought I was so smart

Lin ended up getting in contact with (y/n), and taking them under his wing as their mentor. They were as emotionally invested and passionate offstage as they were onstage and had so much untapped potential. From the first time they met Lin was impressed with their enthusiasm.

If we lay a strong enough foundation, we’ll pass it on to you, we’ll give the world to you

Lin saw a lot of himself in this young actor. While he was well aware that Hamilton was changing history on Broadway, (y/n) would revolutionize it again when the time came. Lin would do anything he could to help them succeed in the world of show business.

Pride is not the word I’m looking for, there is so much more inside me now

The first performance (y/n) did after partnering up with Lin made Lin even more emotional than the first time he saw them perform. Lin’s well trained eye noticed the tips and tricks he had shown them as they waltzed across the stage. Afterwards, he took (y/n) to ice cream to celebrate, and Lin felt like a proud father. He wanted to shout “This kid is going to do great things! Remember their name!” to every person who passed by in the busy city.

I swear that I’ll be around for you

Lin would never forget the day (y/n) showed up at his doorstep after getting accepted to Juliard. Although he assumed they would be happy about the acceptance to the school, (y/n) was in tears. Sad tears. As it turned out, their family didn’t support their passion for Theatre, and upon learning that (y/n) intended to attend Juliard, had promptly kicked them out. Lin didn’t even have to convince Vanessa to allow the young student to live with them.

I’ll make the world safe and sound for you…

Lin finally found the words he was looking for, writing them as neatly as he could on the page. He wrote the last line with as much love as he had for his young friend.

And you’ll blow us all away, Someday, someday
Siempre, Lin