Self-Care (cross post)

[Cross posted and backdated from a sideblog. Originally posted on 31 May 2014 and tagged #Lady of the Bowl (for self-care).]

I don’t particularly want to lose one perspective on self-care, but I also don’t want to deal with not being able to backdate a WP reblog. For those who want to read the original WP post from Satsekhem: https(:)//satsekhem(.)wordpress(.)com/2014/05/31/self-care/

Art and words by Michael Leunig. X

Hearing the Stars (cross post)

[Cross posted and backdated from a sideblog. Originally posted on 25 Sept 2018 and tagged #spacekult for Nott.]

[Original text is in all caps in white with aqua to show emphasis, which is represented by the bolded text here.]

Gif 1: This astrophysicist lost her sight, so she learned to listen to the stars

Gif 2: And made a scientific breakthrough

Gif 3: As a kid in Puerto Rico, Wanda Diaz-Merced dreamt of being an astronaut

Gif 4: She earned a doctoral degree in astrophysics

Gif 5: But a long illness left Diaz-Merced blind and threatened her studies

Gif 6: Determined not to give up, she realized she could turn data points into sound

Gif 7: Through sonification, Diaz-Merced was able to pursue a career in astrophysics

Gif 8: By listening to the behavior of stars, she began noticing things people couldn’t see, or hear, before

Gif 9: Diaz-Merced linked star formation to gamma ray bursts – a new idea in astrophysics

Gif 10: Her work has helped astrophysicists consider sound as a new way of analyzing stars

Gif 11: A quote from Wanda Diaz-Merced: “If people with disabilities are allowed into the scientific field, an explosion, a huge titanic burst of knowledge will take place.”

(Humor)

[Cross posted and backdated from a sideblog. Originally posted 15 Sept 2018 and tagged #generally hellish.]

Screenshot of a tweet from Brendon Urie:

I get really offended when people tell me I’m going to hell for being bi, because I feel like they’re overlooking all the perfectly valid reasons I’m going to hell.

Cat’s Cradle (sgcomics)

[Cross posted and backdated from a sideblog. Originally posted on 9 Sept 2016 and tagged #Lady of Knots. Adding the Freya tag here because cats.]

submissiveguycomics:

This shibari arrangement is called…‘Cat’s Cradle’.
For Geekdomme. 🙂 Ref: Complete Shibari Volume 2

Incorrect Edda (Sigyn)

[Cross posted and backdated from a sideblog. Originally posted on 2 Sept 2016 and tagged #tea in silence (for meditation, contemplation, etc.).]

Enjoy simple things with total intensity. Just a cup of tea can be a deep meditation.
— Sigyn, probably.

(via incorrectedda)