When I met you, flowers started growing in the darkest parts of my mind.
—Unknown (via bl-ossomed
Always help someone. You might be the only one that does.
—Unknown (via t—0ska
Watercolored nature backgrounds from the Studio Ghibli film The Tale of Princess Kaguya (かぐや姫の物語), illustrated by Kazuo Oga (男鹿和雄). A good portion of the Princess Kaguya Roman Album EXTRA (Amazon US | JP) is dedicated to the background art and the many artists involved.
Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good intentions. Most are toxic to our being simply because their needs and way of existing in the world force us to compromise ourselves and our happiness. They aren’t inherently bad people, but they aren’t the right people for us. And as hard as it is, we have to let them go
. Life is hard enough without being around people who bring you down, and as much as you care, you can’t destroy yourself for the sake of someone else. You have to make your wellbeing a priority. Whether that means breaking up with someone you care about, loving a family member from a distance, letting go of a friend, or removing yourself from a situation that feels painful — you have every right to leave and create a safer space for yourself.
—Daniell Koepke (via internal-acceptance-movement
Gorgeous Plant Photos by Belle Fleur de Lis
What a summer it has been so far.