If you’re battling a mental illness and didn’t want to wake up this morning but did anyways, you’re a motherfucking badass. Because living with a mental illness is hard and I’m damn proud of you for still being here and fighting. You’re metal as hell and tough as nails. So keep on fighting, you kickass Viking warrior. You can win this.
“If what you see by the eye
doesn’t please you,
then close your eyes and see
from the heart.
Because the heart can see
beauty and love more than
the eyes can ever wonder.
~~”—~anon~ (via spiritswildandfree)
1. Treat acquaintances and strangers the way you would a friend. When you first meet someone, do what you can to develop a rapport. For example, ask yourself “How would I treat this person if I wanted us to be great friends” That way, you’re more likely to warm, friendly, respectful, generous,…
For companions with social anxiety disorder, the TARDIS always makes sure to provide a book about the alien culture of any new planets or a book that is popular in the time period where they land, so they can feel a bit more confident in social interaction. The Doctor stays close to them at all times so that they have a familiar person to talk to, and makes sure they don't have to face large crowds all at once.