That vanity issue. Telling they’re worthless if they don’t look dolled up, but are shallow if they doll themselves up.
They’ve done studies that prove this is absolutely true (not that any of you doubted it). Sheryl Sandberg wrote about it a lot in Lean In, in the context of how bosses and job applicants are perceived. It’s known as the Heidi/Howard experiment. A man and a woman with equal accomplishments are viewed completely differently. Women are viewed as either nice or competent - not both.
Going back through old “my life” and “writing” posts. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything on here, and honestly I’m kind of embarrassed. So interesting seeing what I was thinking and feeling in past years. So weird re-reading things I thought were funny then.
Sorry for all the self deprecation, guys! Also…SO many posts about homework and all night-ers and stress. Makes me so grateful I got out of that cycle and made a serious life change. Also makes me determined to not fall back into that cycle.
I’m honestly not trying to get pulled back into tumblr, because it is a giant black hole where otherwise my productivity might live. But memory lane was weird/fun/mostly weird.
"We shall draw nearer to God, not by trying to avoid the sufferings inherent in all loves, but by accepting them and offering them to Him; throwing away all defensive armour. If our hearts need to be broken, and if He chooses this as the way in which they should break, so be it."
“Probably no stars will physically hit each other. There’s just so much space between the stars, but when Andromeda collides with us it’ll have a huge impact on the Milky Way. Some things will get thrown into the black hole in the middle, some stars will get ripped off and thrown away into space, so it’ll be dramatic. And the entire night sky will change.” - The Universe S1E9 Alien Galaxies
Kromlauer Park is a gothic style, 200-acre country park in the municipality of Kromlau in the Görlitz Gablenzgasse district in Germany. An incredible attraction of the park is the Rakotzbrücke, more popularly known as Devil’s Bridge.
The impressive arch bridge was built around 1860. During its construction, other peculiar rock formations were built on the lake and in the park. Devil’s Bridge is no longer open to the public to ensure its preservation. A unique feature of the bridge is that its reflection on the water’s surface creates a flawless circle, regardless of which side is being viewed.