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December 9, 2015
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December 21, 2015

Internet Inspiration – December 18, 2015

Hilarious. Woman starts practicing self-love and is now late to everything.

Gonna be like 15 minutes late! Trying to leave my inner critic at the door, but he is STUBBORN!

I really enjoyed this article (and movie trailer) about Russian pagan fertility rituals.

It’s hard for me to not be derisive about this scientific finding which proves what we’ve all known for years: how you feel about your weight has more influence on your health than your actual weight. BURN THIS INTO YOUR BRAIN AND DON’T FORGET IT!

Here are the wines to pair with your kid’s crappy behavior. If you need it.

If you have multiple children, and all of them decided to act like freakin’ lunatics on the same day, then you need something that goes down easily. Something easy to gulp. We suggest a Merlot. This wine is referred to as an “introducing” wine to novice wine drinkers since it is smooth and light. We are very aware that you are not new to drinking wine, but tonight is not the night to jack around with a dry wine that forces you to drink slowly. You were assaulted by multiple child terrorists today and you’re still alive to complain about it. Drink up, warrior.

Beautiful photoessay on decolonizing bodies.

I had never felt so in awe of my body before. I looked up, nodding in approval. He looked into my eyes and then started tearing up. “I get it”, he said. “I get it!” My heart swelled with joy because I knew exactly what he meant. He understood the purpose of the entire exercise. He realized that he wasn’t just photographing a naked black queer femme man with a visible disability, but essentially, peering into my consciousness and extrapolating a truth I already knew: that my body, that all of our bodies, are worthy of aesthetic adulation, that communities, institutions and power are at fault for constructing beauty, desirability and body positivity in reductive, myopic ways.

I never get tired of these kinds of perspectives:

We are dead stars, looking back up at the sky.

Wonderful reframe. Don’t say “sorry” if you mean “thank you.”

21 coffee mugs that nail the morning struggle.

I will never in a million years get tired of this video.

And another video: How the Grinch Stole Christmas in ASL. Very dramatic!

Everything I learned from reading in 2015. One day I’d like to write effective book reports like this. Mostly my book reviews are “Yes, I liked it” or “No, I stopped reading it.”