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This Little Crazy Dog ‘Ruined’ Every Frame Of A Google Street View By Chasing The Camera


Google Street View can be very helpful sometimes, other times very creepy, and it can be extremely delightful occasionally, for example, when it catches people doing some crazy stuff on camera. Remember the time when that guy discovered his wife cheating on him thanks to technology, Google Street View provides a panoramic view of streets all over the world. But the time they caught that puppy was one hundred times better.

A little puppy is winning everyone’s hearts for chasing a Google Street View car down a road in Kumage, Japan. The whole scene is now documented forever, or at least until they send another car to that street to film another episode.

You can see the moment when the dog spotted its prey:

You can tell by his stance in this frame that he’s very interested in the car. Anyone who has ever had a dog will recognize this posture miles away, it’s a sign that indicates that your dog is ready for a wild chase on potential prey. In this scenario, the dog seems to have set all of his attention on the car, which I have to say is super ambitious for a dog. After all, the vehicle towers over this little puppy which he doesn’t seem to faze by it.


Sure enough, in the next frame, you can clearly see that the chase is on! Our once stationary hero looks blurry in this frame, indicating he really took at full speed in pursuit of the car. And, once the pictures were uploaded on Google Maps, this little dog find its way to the hearts of people who saw him.

SORA News reports that the dog has become a bit of a sensation on the sorts of blogs that obsessively catalog Google Street View. Yep, there are whole sites who dedicate their entire content to funny moments captured by the car-mounted cameras, such as StreetViewFun. The images offer some fun out-of-context moments in people’s daily lives (and animals) who happen to be in view when the Google car passes by. Though people’s faces get blurred for their privacy, this little guy only looks like a blur because he’s so fast!

People are writing it loving tributes, like:

“I laughed so hard when I saw how far it chased the car!”

“It’s so cute!”

“It looks like it’s saying, ‘What’s this that’s come down my road?’”

“As soon as it sees the Google odd-looking car, it knows something is up.”

But who wouldn’t love a pup this determined?

He won’t give up, either. If you’ve ever seen one of these vehicles you understand why this little puppy is so interested. Unlike your usual image of a car, this one has a big pole attached to the top with multiple cameras to catch the landscape from every angle. And if you were a dog, I’m guessing you’d imagine that apparatus could be the world’s funniest toy ever. But how would you know unless you try to catch it first?

This poor little dog is going to get to the bottom of this mystery no matter what. There could be treats in there, or maybe it’s one of those machines that throw tennis balls! The possibilities are endless. What I really want to know is, how did the driver resist stopping to gives this little guy some love? I’d be powerless.

“Excuse me, please pull over, I may have some questions!”

Unfortunately, it seems this guys’ little legs are giving him some trouble keeping up with the car, as he grows more distant in each frame. “Wait wait, come back here!”

The dog is following the Google car to the end of the road and seems to catch up. This is one brave dog who really missed his calling as a K-9-unit detective. You have to appreciate his dogged persistence. (Pun totally intended. Sorry not sorry.)

At this point, it seems like our fearless detective has this perp cornered, literally, because they both reached a dead end.

Can you imagine being brave enough to follow an unknown car to the end of the road just to see what happens?

Because this good dog did.

Once the car stopped after this chase to park at the end of the road you can see that the dog has nowhere to be found. Presumably, it trotted back to its person after sniffing the intruders.

Or maybe it was sucked up into an alternate dimension:

If there’s a dog who can handle these kinds of adventures, here it is.

I Will tell You Why You’re Afraid Of Love, Based On Your Zodiac Sign



Ram, you’re a trailblazer who loves living life on the fast lane. What you cherish the most is your independence and space. You’re not afraid to keep heading on your path alone. In fact, you operate better that way. You’re egoistic, selfish and wrapped up in your own needs, and feel like you don’t have the time or energy to pay attention to someone else’s. One of your biggest fears when it comes to love is not only the possibility that it may slow you down, but that it will steal the freedom you’re so fond of. You’re afraid to lose that flame of sovereignty that burns so bright in you.

The truth is, you do crave a relationship and one-on-one love, you’re fire and you love to love with that energy, but you’re afraid you won’t get the breathing room you need. You want a secure relationship that gives you freedom to roam, and this hasn’t always been the case in your experience. Not having your quality time with your self has caused you to leave a relationship behind or fall out of love in the past. You’re afraid of losing your strong sense of self again.

Letting someone else into your world is also hard for you. You are impulsive and have fallen in love fast in the past, getting involved with someone before you really got to know them. You’ve known smoldering heat, that only ended up burning out quickly, so now you don’t get attached easily, and in fact, have developed some commitment issues, out of fear of committing to the wrong person.

Opening up also doesn’t come naturally to you. Love terrifies you because it would mean having to show your true self and you have an inherent fear of being rejected and judged. You appear to be tough, but you actually have a thin skin and you are really soft deep down. Some accuse you of being egotistical, and you can be, but you have insecurities just like everybody else, and you’re afraid to break out of whatever character you’re playing and show what some of those may be.

Because adding someone else into the mix is hard for you, when you do it’s because that person is extraordinarily special to you. Once you form an attachment on someone, you love wholeheartedly. You’re afraid of that intensity backfiring, not everyone carries the kind of fire you do inside you, and you don’t want to scare someone away with it. It would also be easy for you to get hurt if that passion wasn’t reciprocated.

You’re so afraid of allowing someone to enter your world, change your routine and lifestyle, and allow them to push your boundaries, only to end up heartbroken.


Taurus, you’re stubborn and set in your ways. You hate change, in fact, you can be terrified of it. Your comfort zone is your biggest barrier to intimacy and you don’t let just anyone see into your inner life. These are the barriers people see you put between you and them when they mistake you for standoffish, and even for heartless. This is also why you always tend to build fortresses so you won’t let any love in.

The thing you’re most afraid to change is your level of independence. You’ve relied on yourself and no one else for such a long time, probably because of your previous lessons which taught you that not everyone around you is going to be there for you, that you don’t want to feel like you’re depending on anyone else but you. You fear to be left alone after relying on someone.

You may appear composed, but you can’t deny that on the inside you’re a true romantic who hopes for a once-in-a-lifetime kind of love, and by your definition that includes stability. You’re a flirt, but you have a hard time choosing someone right for you because when it comes to commitment, you want it to be for the long run. You don’t want to go rearranging your life and adapting to a new one for someone who will one day leave and make you have to adapt and change your life again once they’re no longer in it. Falling in love and entering a relationship can give you that security you long to feel, but the thought of living in that blissful security only to lose it terrifies you. You don’t want to know the feeling of consistency and stability so you won’t feel fragile when it’s ripped away from you.

In the past, you may have thought you found that special one, only to have ended up hurt. You’re afraid of not being needed, so you become self-sacrificing in relationships and people have mistaken your kindness for weakness and taken you for granted. You’re so generous that you’ve been met with partners who didn’t respect your boundaries in the past. Now, you find it difficult to let anyone get close enough to give yourself the chance to experience something new and discover whether you can find that unbreakable love you’ve always wanted or not.


You’re unpredictable. The only predictable thing about you is that you are guaranteed to change your mind and do so constantly. You have an insatiable curiosity in your life, about everything and everyone. You’re afraid to feel love because your fear feeling confined in any way.


You’re a flighty air sign who tends to live life flitting around, never wanting to stay put long enough. You like to keep your options open and a relationship scares you because you would constantly wonder if they’re the person who is right for you. Part of you is scared you would always wonder what else is out there. You’re also constantly worried that you’ll lose interest in the person you think you’ve fallen in love with.

You do want love, as prone to flings as you may be, and as thirsty for variety as you may come across, you dream of meeting someone versatile who meshes well with all your personalities and who expands your horizons. You’re afraid that you’ll fall in love and that it won’t be enough, you’re afraid they won’t be as important to you as your need to satisfy your hunger for freedom and to satiate your energetic and curious nature.

What you fear most is the stillness love would bring. You thrive on experience and change and you fear that the stability a relationship would bring would only mean boredom. You constantly need to feel like you’re growing and exploring new things. You are afraid that love would stop all of these things. Nothing scares you more than a predictable life. If you feel like you’re living a scripted life or if you’re not being challenged intellectually or stimulated sexually, you’re bound to change your mind. You don’t want to love a person only to realize you don’t.

You’re also scared of losing yourself to love. Part of you thinks it may mean losing your sense of adventure, your social life, and even your free spirit. You tend to gravitate to casual relationships and not invest too much of yourself, but once you do let yourself be committed and care about one person, you sacrifice and give so much of yourself away. You’re overly generous to your partner and you may have been burned a time or two, so you keep yourself at a safe distance to not lose parts of yourself again.


Cancer, you’re the most nurturing and affectionate sign of the zodiac. You care deeply for others and aren’t afraid to show your sensibility to the world. You love people hard and pour your all into relationships without thinking about whether you may get hurt. You’re loyal and dedicated, even when you’ve been drawn to selfish or toxic partners. In the past you may have made unhealthy compromises for the sake of a relationship, or sacrificed your well being in the name of love, and maybe ended up hurt by someone ungrateful. You don’t want the pain that comes with feeling disappointed again.

You’re afraid of love because you don’t want to feel unappreciated. You give your heart and soul when you love and you’re afraid of only getting indifference in return. Like your fellow water sign, Scorpio, you’re afraid of the consequences that may come with not having your love reciprocated with the same intensity.

You have high expectations when it comes to romance and this puts you off because you don’t want to be met with or settle for mediocre love. If it’s not a tale for the books, you feel like it’s not for you. You don’t want to waste your time on the wrong person. Falling in love is serious business for you and it’s something you never take lightly. Choosing to love a person to you means choosing being in it for the long haul. You want closeness and need emotional security more than anything else. When you’ve been disappointed and had your heart broken in the past, it left you a little traumatized to feel that way again, you’re scared of false security, of something that could so easily shatter. You are afraid you will fall in love with someone who is unreliable.

Your sensitive nature also makes you afraid of revealing yourself. Deep down, you’re insecure, and you constantly question whether you’re good enough of a person and you’re scared if you really let someone in they will do the same. You have a strong fear of rejection and therefore of being seen. Your struggle with allowing yourself to show your true self also comes from the fact that you don’t want to show your soft underbelly. You’re afraid to expose how much sensitive you have and how gentle you are only to someone who is mercy. This is why you find it easier to take care of others, because it means you don’t have to be vulnerable, and love means having to be your most vulnerable.


You are the ruler of the fifth house of lovers, romance, and self-expression, you adore and love everything that has anything to do with love. It’s one of your favorite things, you love falling in love, you love talking about love, you love love. You fall in love so easily, it’s staying in love and finding someone who can match you that’s tough. In a sense, you’re afraid to love because you’re afraid you’re going to be disappointed. You’re so picky when it comes to choosing your partners and you have high standards, afraid of settling down with the wrong person, and that’s perfectly okay, but you take it to an unhealthy level by using it as an excuse to push possible matches away.

You’re the most generous of the Zodiac, Leo, and you’re more comfortable with giving than you are with receiving, but you need someone just as giving as you are. You’re more interested in affection and emotional connection as you are in gifts. You’re afraid of your emotional needs not being met and you know that will cause you to fall out of love just as easily as you fell into it.

You need admiration, respect, and devotion. You may have given all of these to someone in your past without receiving them in equal measure. Being that you’ve been more head over heels than most, you’ve experienced a greater deal of heartbreak. You don’t want to feel distraught like that again. You’re terrified of going through the pain that comes with a separation, and even more terrified of being lied to. Face it, you’re still carrying around some trust issues from your past.

A big fear you have of relationships is having your partner fall out of love with you. This is mainly due to your own insecurities. You’re so afraid of rejection that you tend to push others away before they do it first. You’re letting love slip you by by talking yourself into believing that letting go of someone is for the best.

You value your pride and your rationality, and you’re afraid love will compromise your senses because when it comes to matters of the heart you tend to go by feeling and instinct. You always have to be in charge, so love scares you because you don’t want to relinquish any kind or amount of control. You don’t like feeling like you don’t have power and feeling things like love, jealousy or heartbreak make you feel like you’re not in control. You strongly rely on your need for independence and it terrifies you to also have to give that sense of power up.


Virgo, you only let people see what you want them to see. You live inside self-constructed protective walls and are skilled at keeping your self-perceived faults hidden. There’s this inability you struggle with to feel worthy and beautiful. This inferiority complex stems from your overly critical and analytical nature. Yes, you’re hard on other people, but the person you’re hardest on is yourself. You’re well too aware of your own flaws and shortcomings.

Your striving for perfectionism and not living up to your own standards disables you from realizing just how worthy of love you are. You’re so afraid of someone who actually deserves you because you will constantly fear that you don’t deserve them.

You have a natural fear from love because of what the possibility of a true connection might mean. The idea of being open and exposed terrifies you. Not only are you afraid that someone might discover that you have a soft and vulnerable heart, but you’re afraid that they’re going to see those things you don’t like about yourself and that they won’t like them either. You place such hard expectations on yourself that you’re afraid you won’t meet those of a potential partner. Here is another part of life where you are letting your analytical abilities dominate your feelings.

Maybe you’ve come to discover the dream you weren’t even aware you had – being uncovered by someone. You’re so terrified of intimacy, but deep down you crave it like you crave nothing else. Perhaps you got your heart broken allowing someone to do just that and then ended up blindsided, not feeling loved or accepted. Now you’re walking around carrying a constant fear of betrayal and unwittingly pushing away possible matches.

You’re continually wavering between extreme paranoia and excessive trust. You need someone you can trust but you are fearing the thought  of falling for someone who will be more important to you than you are to them.


Libra, though your inner indecisiveness and fear of being alone can push you to casual flings and dalliances, but in reality, you want to be swept off your feet. You’re another sign that dreams of true love, in fact, finding a compatible partner is one of your main priorities in life. You want a deep and meaningful relationship, you’re not satisfied with anything less than when it comes to love. The kind of love you dream of involves a total submission of body, mind, and soul. However, you’re constantly struggling with the desire for this kind of love and with your fear of being real.

Much like Virgo, you’re too aware of your own faults. Part of that is because you’re too preoccupied projecting what you consider an ideal image and because you care too much about how you’re perceived. You’re charming and are great at small talk, smiling and putting on a great face, but you’re too afraid to get deeper than the surface. Intimacy scares you because you don’t want to get into the messy realm of emotions. You are not good at managing feelings, yet, you possess very deep emotions. So, you talk a lot without revealing too much.

You’re afraid of showing your negative traits because you don’t like causing disappointment. It has more to do with causing others pain than causing yourself pain. It is so important for you that everything is always peaceful and harmonious, that you tend to sweep issues under the rug and bottle up your own pain. This has caused you heartbreak and made you feel alone in the past, so you avoid it by simply leaving before you are left.

You are so scared of loneliness that you push love away instead of running towards it. Funny the way you operate, running away from love so you won’t be left alone.


It’s no secret that your number one fear of love comes from the innate fear you have of betrayal. You’re naturally distrusting of others and suspicious of everyone, especially of those closest to you. This fear is deeper than it appears on the surface, it’s accompanied by a fear of feeling rejected and a fear of abandonment.

The thing you’re most scared of, even more than betrayal and putting your trust into the wrong person, is discovery. You expect others to be 100% honest and open with you at all times, but you show others only what you want them to see, Scorpio. You come off as friendly and open, but in reality you’re reserved and so closed off about your inner workings, that people don’t even know to what extent. Some call you mysterious, but you’re truly a secretive and private soul. Though you appear calm and cool, you hide so much emotion underneath the surface. What your partners never always fail to realize is that they will never truly know you. You’re afraid of love because you’re afraid of showing your true self to the wrong person. When you open up, you want it to be for life. You entrust your secrets, private thoughts and feelings, skeletons, past, and who you are to one person and one person only. This is the one person which you love with all of that notorious passion and ferocity of yours. You’re afraid you’ll do just that only to end up betrayed by them, your heart feeling almost irreparable, as it may have been in the past, and not because of the actual act and reason for betrayal, but because you did what you never do for this person, expose yourself, only for you greatest demonstration of love to have been met with disloyalty.


If one had to pick one single word to describe you that word would be intense. Your intensity overflows, especially when it comes to love, and you don’t do anything halfway, especially love. When you love, it’s deeply, utterly and to a certain extent, unconditionally. You love everything that has anything to do with romance and passion, and even when you fight, your fightings tends to feel passionate. You have this blunt honesty about you. In the past you’ve been told that you’re just “too much” from someone you cared for. Since then, you’ve been scared of coming off as “too much”, so you reign it in when it comes to love, refusing to feel rejected once again.

You’re also afraid from becoming too dependent on someone else once again. You’ve fallen in love deep, and you’ve loved hard before, allowing this person to become your whole world. It got to a point where they were your only source of happiness and comfort. You worked hard to find that happiness within yourself after that failed relationship, and it took a lot of time and a lot of work. You’re afraid of loving because you’re afraid you will lose yourself in another person again.

A secret fear you have, probably the most one that holds you back from love right now, is your fear of being happy. You take everything in life so deeply, that mostly everything feels like a life and death situation, life is such a rollercoaster for you, that you don’t know how to embrace happiness when it’s staring at you in the face. Good love can be in front of you and all you will be able to do is think that it’s too good to be true, and then do what you always do, become paranoid and destructive and self-sabotage a good thing.


Sagittarius, you’re energetic and curious and have an insatiable lust for life. What you crave even more than love is intense experience and adventure. For you, a boring life means you’re not living at all. You fear love because you fear being bored or being boring to someone else. You want passion and excitement on a daily basis and you’re afraid that settling into the routine that comes with love would deny you of this.

You’re eternal singledom not only stems from your fear of the humdrum but because you feel like you have to fiercely guard your freedom. You’re innately restless and nomadic, scared to be in one place for too long. You can’t stand still, and you’ve ran before when you’ve felt yourself getting too close to another person. Your commitment issues aren’t so much a fear of commitment as they are that you associate commitment with being trapped in monotony. You are afraid love only means you will be slowed down by someone else and you don’t want to sacrifice the things you consider most dear. To have to give up traveling, meeting new people, and having new experiences, would mean to have to give up the life you love.

You’re afraid of love because you don’t want another person to feel like the old ball and chain. The truth is, you’re aware that if anyone has anything to fear it’s your significant other, not the other way around. They have to put up with you because you won’t be the one doing the tolerating. The only right way is your way. You need someone who’ll let you thrive and shine, and will let you do all those things you want, and who will be along for the ride. You’ve felt held back by love in the past so now you’re afraid that person won’t be easy to come by.

While you have a reputation for being a player when it comes to love you’re extremely devoted. You’re an idealist, especially when it comes to love, and you’re afraid of getting too comfortable with the wrong person and settling. You don’t want to become attached to someone only to discover down the line that they just “don’t get it.”

There’s nothing more that you hate than being emotionally manipulated, and you’ve been in the past. You will not stand for it and you don’t have the patience for tears If things don’t go smoothly, you’re out. Your unrestrained honesty and cool logic trumps emotion every single time. Frankly, you don’t want to deal with things going sour or with the mess.


You have astounding self-control, are responsible, focused and disciplined. You’re afraid of love because just the idea seems reckless and totally unpredictable. You need to formulate, analyze, and have a plan. Love can be uncertain, so you’re very cautious of it. You don’t want to let it in, only for it to wreck your life or make you lose control.

You hate to fail in life and love isn’t something you want to fail at either. You’re realistic and don’t wear rose-colored lenses when it comes to love, you just know that once you’re in it you want it to be for the long haul. You don’t compromise much and you live life carrying so much on your shoulders, that for you, love is an investment. An investment of your efforts, your time, your money, yourself. To have it fail would be a loss that would hit you hard and it would leave you feeling severely taken advantage of and depleted.

It’s hard to win you over, but once your walls are broken down, you’re committed and loyal to a fault, almost stubbornly so. This scares you because you know you won’t leave even when you know you should. It’s hard for you to change your mind once you figure someone out and once you’ve allowed someone in yourself. You’re not easy to get to know, are cautious about who you let dig deep, and you have to have them unriddled first. You don’t want to give up those “hard-earned” results. Again, this stems from your fear of failure. You don’t want to do this only to be left out hung out to dry emotionally.

One of the things you care about most is your pride and how the world sees you. You’re terrified love will make you a fool, and you’re afraid the pain that will come from that will be public and humiliating. You don’t want to look weak.

You want to be seen as strong, refuse to let your vulnerabilities and insecurities show, so you tend to turn away from emotions and you build up defenses. It’s okay for others to lean on you, but love would mean having to lean on someone else and you’re afraid to do that because then you would feel like you weren’t in charge and didn’t have the upper hand.


You have a deep need for time alone and for freedom. You look at the world with possibilities. You don’t want to feel limited or constrained and as a result you end up fearing love. You’re loyal and committed when you’re in it. You give your partner the independence you want to be given in return, viewing them as your equal, and you’re the furthest thing from possessive, but you’re afraid they won’t give you the same in return. You’ve been in situations before where things turned sour because of how much your partner wanted you to cherish them over your independence. It was almost smothering. You’re an idealist who wants true love, but you have this great power of distancing yourself emotionally, and you’ve been doing it in order to guard your independence, becoming prone to casual relationships.

This doesn’t mean you don’t want to find a partner. You’re just afraid you won’t find the ideal partner for you who understands how much you value individuality. You don’t want to be in a relationship where the both of you lose it and you lose sight of who you are. In your experience, it’s hard to come by someone who understands your unconventional view on life and your free-spirit, and who would be willing to rewrite the rules of love with you. You don’t want to be normal and typical. You’re afraid the authenticity of your relationship would be lost with the expectations and the need to reach milestones and check things off a list. You don’t want a love like everyone else’s.

You also have a deep fear of not being accepted or reaching approval. This comes from the high expectations you set on yourself, as well as your pride. You’re afraid of love because it would mean having to be transparent 24/7 and you’re afraid to be honest with someone else about how you are.

You’re instinctive, but you trust everyone, some would even call you naive and gullible. In the past, your good nature has been preyed upon. You value logic over emotion, and you don’t want to lose your senses again. You’re afraid that love will make you stupid. You’ve depended too much on someone in your past, when it goes against everything you stand for, only to have been left distraught when it ended. You’re afraid of putting yourself out there again.


Pisces, you’re afraid of being taken advantage of. You’re selfless and go out of your way to help others without expecting anything in return. You’re incredibly accepting of other people and the thing you want most other than finding love is to help others. You often find yourself drawn to tortured souls and your need to rescue other people leaves you incapable of setting boundaries. More often than not, getting involved with someone has ended up with you feeling used. You’re afraid of love because you don’t want to feel that way again and you know you can’t help but give your all to other people.

You have thought to be in love many times, all someone has to do is say the right things for you to believe you’re in love. It’s not your fault, you’re an incurable romantic who just wants to find the one. It never lasts though, and time and time again you’ve ended up with only disappointment. You’re afraid of love because you know you get attached too easily and you’ve done so time and time again with the wrong person.

You want to avoid heartbreak at all costs, you’ve felt it too many times before. You only have to your blindly loyal and caring nature to blame. You’re unconditionally generous, and too many times you’ve had partners take and take and take until you didn’t have anything left to give. You don’t want to feel that emptiness again. You’re afraid one more heartache, one more letdown, one more blow will be the thing that breaks you and leaves you bereft of faith in love.

This Is What Actual ‘Self-Care’ REALLY Means Because It’s Not Always Salt Baths And Chocolate Cake


Self-care is often a very ugly thing to do.

It is mostly making a spreadsheet of your debt and enforcing a morning routine which you can adapt to such as cooking yourself healthy meals and dealing with problems instead of running from them and calling the distraction a solution.

It is most like the ugliest things that you must do, like sweat through a workout, telling a toxic friend that you don’t want to see them anymore, or getting a second job in order to have a savings account, and stop pretending that you’re everything and just accept yourself for who you are. And you must also take mandatory breaks from all basic things in your life and spice it a bit, you can start by dropping some oil into your bath and reading Marie Claire, or even turning your phone off for the day.

A world which allowed for something like self-care has to be such a trendy topic is a world that is actually sick. Self-care shouldn’t be something we go and resort to, because we are so absolutely exhausted that we need some reprieve and rest from our own relentless internal pressure.

True self-care is not simply just a salt bath or a chocolate cake, it is the choice you make to build a life you don’t feel the urge to escape from.


And that often makes you do the things you enjoy the least.

It often means looking straight at your failures and disappointments in the eye and tries to come up with new strategies. It is not satisfying your immediate desires. It is letting go of the old and choosing the new. It is most disappointing for some people. It is making sacrifices for other human beings. It is living a certain way other people won’t even bother coming close to, so probably you can live in a way that other people can’t.

It is to let yourself be normal. Regular. Unexceptional. It is sometimes having a dirty kitchen or room and deciding that your ultimate goal in life isn’t going to be just having a six-pack and keeping up with your fakest friends. It is deciding how much of your anxiety originates from not actualizing your latent potential, and how much comes from the way you were being trained to think before you even knew what was happening.

This self-care thing had become yet another which is expected from women to be good at. Did use a nice filter for that snap of your impeccably prepared acai bowl? Are the candles you just lit in your Instagram story made from organic hand-poured soy are they shit factory quality? And how can we stop the capitalist tide from turning something as simple as self-care to something like a product being bought and sold? These are some of the things I wrestle with as I order Domino’s pizza in my sweatpants under guise of ‘being good to myself.’

– quote via Amil Niazi

If you find yourself regularly included in the consumer self-care, it is because you are actually disconnected from the actual self-care, which has very little to do with “spoiling yourself” and a lot to do with being responsible and making choices for your long-term wellness to be happy in the future.

It is to not use your hectic and unreasonable life as a justification for self-sabotage in the form of booze and stalling. It is to actually take care of yourself instead of trying to “fix yourself” …. and maybe finding that taking care lovingly solves a lot of the problems you were trying to fix in the first place.


It means being your own hero of your life, not the victim. It means rewiring what you have until your everyday life isn’t just something you are recovering from. It is no longer choosing a lifestyle that looks good from the outside over a lifestyle that actually feels good. It is giving up on some minor goals so you can care about other major ones. It is being honest even if that means being universally hated. It is meeting your own needs so you aren’t anxious anymore or dependent on other people.

It is becoming the person you know you want to become and the person you are meant to be. Someone who knows that salt baths and chocolate cake are just ways to enjoy life with, not to escape from it.

Stay Single Until You Find The Right Person Who will Put Effort Into Loving You


Stay single until you find that right person who is willing to put a lot of work into the relationship. Someone who is mature enough and ready to handle all of the responsibilities that come along with loving you. Someone that knows that there is no place for laziness in a committed relationship.

Stay single until you find the right one who treats you well without expecting brownie points or a pat on the back. Someone who treats you well because he knows you deserve it and wants to see and put a smile on your face.

Stay single until you find someone who puts more effort while conversing with you. Someone who actually listens when you speak. Someone who puts his phone away when you walk into the room.

Stay single until you find a person who puts effort into making you feel included in his life. Someone who invites you out with his closest friends. Someone who is not afraid to take you out to dinner with his family.

Stay single until you find the one who puts a lot of effort into the bedroom. Someone who attends and answer to your needs. Someone who tends to give as much as he receives.

Stay single until you find someone who puts the effort in date planning. Someone who often chooses the place and time so you are not always stuck with making all the decisions. Someone who pays attention to what you want to do more often and makes it happen on weekends.

Stay single until you find someone who does as much for you as you usually do for him. Someone who understands that a relationship and a two-way street are the same, it should never become one-sided. Someone who sees and recognizes your worth and makes sure you recognize it too.

Stay single until you find someone who puts a lot of work and effort into loving you every single day. Someone who appreciates you for all of the little things you do instead of making you feel like you are just taken for granted. Someone who makes sure you realize how loved you are instead of leaving you wondering whether anyone cares or not.

Stay single until you find someone who puts effort into all of your relationship’s aspects. Someone who sends good morning texts to let you know you have been on his mind. Someone who picks up snacks for you when he goes shopping so you always have something to eat in his fridge. Someone who spends hours and hours searching for (or handcrafting) the perfect gift for you because he knows you only deserve the best of everything.

Stay single until you find someone who does the dishes and laundry when you are on your period or just having a rough day so you get a chance to relax. Someone who sprays on your preferable cologne before meeting up with you. Someone who offers to take you and your friends to the club so you don’t have to take an Uber. Someone who gives you a call when he is running late at work so you don’t worry about him. Someone who gives you compliments more often, on your eyes and smile, along with your soft warm heart and hard work.

Stay single until you find someone who puts mad work and effort into pursuing you and puts effort into keeping you.

One Day You Will Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Someone Else


One day you will be the one who restores the belief back to someone. You will the reason that made someone Believe in themselves, believe in true love, and believe in their own potentials, their own greatness because you will shed the light on all their powers hidden within, all the areas they abandoned and all the areas they neglected and thought no one will ever see.

One day you will be the person someone else is trying to find. You will represent everything they ever dreamed of. You will be the rare person they thought to not exist on this earth. You will embody their own idea of perfection. You will be someone’s world and universe, and they will anything possible to keep you.

One day you will be the healer of someone’s broken heart. You will be the one who manages to put a smile back on their face, the one who makes them feel loved once more. You will be the person who swallows their pain away. You will be the one who fixed someone’s broken heart and taught it how to love again.

One day you will be the reason someone decides to stay. You will be the reason they face things instead of running away. You will be the only reason to make them want to settle down. You will be the one who does what no one else was able to do. You will be the only exception to the rule. You will be the amazing story everyone tells when they want to believe in fairy tales again.


One day you will make the ability to love look easy for someone. And it will neither be boring, toxic, nor one-sided. It will be strong. It will be passionate. It will be exciting and effortless. It will be a smooth love ride. It will be the kind of love you recognize to be right after all the wrong ones.

One day someone will thank God for your presence in their life. They will thank God for you, being the best thing to ever happen to them. They will value how you make them feel alive. They will keep wondering what they did to deserve someone as perfect as you. They will always walk with a big smile on their faces because of you.

One day you will realize and understand why everyone else left, why they were so wrong for you, why it never lasted for long with anyone else because you will be the one who brings out the best in you and know that you’re the best thing that can happen for them.

One day you will be the person who makes it to the end. You will finally know that the search is finally over and your happy ending is finally here.

My Anxiety Convinces Me That Everyone Hates Me


Because of my anxiety, I take everything personally.

If a friend takes a little too long to answer a text, I start making assumptions. They don’t want to talk to me. I’m annoying them. They’re ignoring me on purpose. They don’t like me. They hate me. 

I reconsider sending the first text because there is a chance of rejection. Knowing that someone in the other end saw my text message and decided against answering it makes me sick to my stomach. It makes me feel invisible.

Even if I receive an answer after five short minutes, I will still look too far into details. If the text is short or sounds snippy, then I will worry that I am wasting their time, that they are only answering me to be polite. I will fool myself and think that I shouldn’t have sent the text message in the first place.

It doesn’t matter how long I have been friends with someone. I need constant reassurance that I am loved. Otherwise, I will jump to the worst-case scenario. I will assume that probably I have done something that made them be upset, and because of that, they no longer want me around them and that the friendship we had has ended.

My anxiety makes me overanalyze every situation. It doesn’t matter if someone can’t hang out over the weekend because they have to work late. I won’t believe their excuse. I will convince myself that they are just lying and they really don’t want to see me.

My anxiety makes me feel as if the whole world is against me. I imagine and assume that if something bad can happen, it will definitely happen. It’s hard to be optimistic when I have been through so many awkward moments when I have embarrassed myself time and time again.

I never know what to say or how to speak in social situations. I am either too quiet or too loud. I don’t know how to behave like a ‘normal’ person. I don’t know how can I make myself fit into crowds again.

Since it’s so hard for me to hold a conversation with family members I’ve known for years, let alone with strangers in front of me at the supermarket, I assume that everyone hates me. I assume they are all laughing at me behind my back.

That’s why I have so much trouble when it comes to dating. I never flirt back, because I assume that people are just being nice to me and that doesn’t mean that they like me. Even if it’s clear they are interested, I won’t get my hopes up. I will convince myself that even if it happens it won’t last for long. That as soon as they see the real me, they will realize I am not worth having around and will run the other direction.

My anxiety makes me doubt my self-worth, which leads to doubting everyone around me. When someone compliments me, I don’t believe them. When someone tells me they love me, I don’t believe them. I can’t see how it could be true. I can’t see why anyone would want anything to do with a person like me.

Because of my anxiety, I struggle to see my true inner value. I only see a million flaws.

I Slowly Started to Realize That I Don’t Really Have To React To Everything That Bothers Me In life


I’m slowly starting to learn that I don’t really have to hurt those who hurt me. I’m slowly learning that maybe the true sign of maturity is walking away instead of getting revenge.

I’m slowly realizing that the amount of energy spent on reacting to every bad thing that happens to you drains all of your power and stops you from seeing the beautiful things which are taking place in your life. I’m slowly learning that I’m not going to be a cup of tea to everyone, and I won’t be able to make everyone around me to treat me the way I want to be treated and that’s totally okay. And I’m also slowly realizing that trying to ‘win’ is a time and energy-wasting thought and it just fills you with nothing but emptiness.


I’m slowly learning that by choosing to not react doesn’t mean I’m okay with how things are, it is a way to say that you chose to rise above it. And I’m choosing to learn from the lesson it has been served to me. I’m choosing to be that bigger person. I’m choosing my peace of mind over everything else because that’s what I truly need. And I don’t need more drama in my life. I don’t need people that make me feel not good enough around me. I don’t need fights and arguments and fake connections to be part of my life. I’m slowly learning that saying nothing and being quiet is actually a way to say everything.


I’m slowly learning that reacting to the things that upset me gives someone else the power over my emotions. You just can’t control what other people do but you can always control the way in which you respond, and how you handle it, how you perceive and interpret it, and how much you want to take personally from it. I started to realize that these kinds of situations tell absolutely nothing about you and tells a lot about the other person. I’m finally understanding that these kinds of disappointments are simply there to teach us how to love ourselves because that is the shield and the armor we need against all of those who want to bring us down. They’ll save us when we need them against people who try to make us feel like we’re worthless or those who try to shake our confidence.


I’m finally realizing that even if I react, it will change absolutely nothing, it won’t force people to love and respect me, and it will definitely not change their minds about me. Sometimes it is just better to let things be, let people go, don’t fight for closure, don’t demand people’s explanations, don’t run after answers and don’t wait for people to understand where you are coming from. I finally started to realize that you can live a better life by centering it on what’s happening inside of you instead of centering it on what’s happening around you. Work on yourself and you’ll finally feel that inner peace and you will come to realize that by not reacting to every little thing that bothers you in your life, you now have the first ingredient to living a healthy, happy life.

God, I Don’t Know What The Future Holds For Me But I’m Definitely Counting On You


I don’t know you’re planning for me. I don’t know how the few next months will unfold but I have my faith in you and I’m counting on you to give the guidance, the strength, and the patience I need to get through it.

I don’t if my prayers will be answered or I will be just taken on another ride I wasn’t prepared for as always.

I don’t know whether I will have a break or another one of life’s difficult tests.

I have been trying to get everything figured out in the best and wisest way possible. I’ve been trying to connect all the dots and zoom out in order to see the bigger picture and follow your signs but I must admit the fact that I’m fed up with all of this.

My brain is drained and tired. My heart is tired. My soul is tired.

I’m tired of the same patterns. I’m tired of the same lessons. I’m tired of the same rollercoaster.

I don’t know what the future will unfold for me but I am certainly ready for things to be changed. I’m ready to for my life to actually start making sense. I’m ready to feel peace. And I’m yearning for stability.

I know that after all, I will be fine, and either way, I will count on you. I know that I will be guided through hard times by you like you always do but I guess I’m asking you for a leeway this time. I’m ready to be blessed with a miracle to lift all my burdens and heaviness away.

I’m totally counting on you but this time in a different way. Counting on your generosity. Counting on your forgiveness. Counting on your magnificent surprises. Counting on your mercy.

I don’t know what the future holds but I want it to be brighter and better than what I had imagined.

I want all those wishes I asked you for. All those impossible dreams I once believed in. I want my life to be a marvelous story in the making.

I don’t know if that’s how you see it too or if that’s what you want for me but I’m counting on you to turn it all around. To bring my wishes closer. To push my pain away.

I don’t know what the future holds but I’m putting my trust in you and I know that you don’t disappoint those who put all their faith in you.

I will never know for sure how things will pan out in the future, but I can only hope that your timing is definitely aligning with mine. That this is the time for my prayers to be answered and my angels to be released.

I don’t know what the future holds but all I know is that there’s nothing you can’t do. There’s nothing you can’t fix. That you are the only one who can turn everything around in the blink of an eye.

Do Not Be Afraid Of Doing Things Alone


I’m a risk-taker, I’m a solo adventurer, I am a loner. I am the woman you see alone at a coffee shop drinking tea and reading a book. I am the one who takes herself out on dates and sit-downs at restaurants by herself, without shame. I am the woman who attends concerts without feeling awkward about being there alone.

 I sing my heart out and have a hell of a good time.

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized that doing things alone is wonderful. I mean sure, sometimes it’s fun to be around other people. However, so many underestimate how much we can enjoy certain activities without any company. Some people think of “being alone” and “doing things alone” as being something bad. It either means you’re anti-social or you’re a “loser”, and this social stigma is wrong.

There are so many people out there that are afraid to do things alone and experience life alone. I must admit I was one of them and now I realize that I missed out on so many things because I did not want to do them alone. Whenever I wanted to go somewhere, attend a concert or do a fun activity I would ask friends to do it with me and if they didn’t want to go or do it, then I wouldn’t do it either.

This mentality held me back on so many things, now I am at the point of my life that I will not let anyone or anything hold me back and will do anything that my heart desires even if it means if I must do it alone.

Once I changed my mentality and started to live my life as I please I found this astounding feeling of freedom, freedom of being me, freedom to do whatever the hell I want to do. And let me tell you that there’s no better feeling than enjoying your own company.

In these past few years when I started to do things alone, I have experienced the best times of my life. I have gone hiking, bike riding, skydiving, bungee jumping, I’ve taken trips alone and have made unforgettable memories.


I have learned to become my own best friend throughout these past years. I am the woman who chose to do the fun things all alone, doing things alone feels normal to me.

Truth is, not everyone will want to go where you want to go, not everyone will have the same interests, not everyone is willing to step out their comfort zone. Don’t let these people hold you back if they don’t want to join you then let them be. Don’t put your life on hold because others are not willing to do what you want to do. Don’t be afraid to do things alone.

For many, the idea of venturing out alone sounds wild and daunting, perhaps even a little bit odd and embarrassing. Going on a solo adventure is not something to be ashamed of. It is totally liberating, sensational, rejuvenating, and extremely good and healthy for your soul.

When you go out into the world by yourself, you don’t have to compromise with anyone. You don’t have to wait on anyone. You do things at your own time and pace. You can talk to strangers and meet new people. You can focus better without the distraction of social interaction. You can choose to stay out all night if you want to, you can visit your favorite restaurants and places, the list of things that you can do alone is endless. 

Some of the best experiences happen when you venture out into the world on your own.

When you venture out alone, it feels like all your senses are heightened. Suddenly the colors of the flowers look brighter, you pay attention to the details, you observe those around, you can hear the music sounds better and you notice so many things about the world around. Doing things alone gives you the opportunity to gather and put your thoughts in order, analyze your life and situation and make important decisions. When you do things alone you become self-sufficient, you won’t depend on anyone to make you happy because you realize that you are enough for yourself.


Once you fall into the habit of doing things alone, you will see how empowering it truly is.

Do all the things you’ve been missing out on just because you don’t have friends to do them with. Take a trip to the museum that you’ve been wanting to visit. Go on a crazy adventure. Go do something from your bucket list. Go watch that movie none of your friends want to watch. Take the vacation you’ve been planning. Go to the art exhibition your friends find boring. Go grab a cup of tea on your own when no one is free to do it with you. Whatever it is that you want to do or experience, just do it.

Don’t miss out on anything in life. Go out and make memories. Enjoy your own company. Be happy alone.

Do things alone.

Date Someone Who Actually Pursues You


Pursuing a woman is an art of its own. Pursuing is most underrated and easy to dismiss. Humans tend to get into a certain routine so easily, it’s natural for us to like what’s comfortable. Once you’re used to being with the same person for a certain period of time, everything else starts to feel and become habitual. Every. Last. Thing.


We don’t talk about how it’s important to be perused enough. We all have our own needs and desires which are very unique to ourselves, but we all need and deserve to be pursued.

Date someone who actually loves pursuing you, who gets excited just by the thought of you. 

Date someone who pays attention to the minor details of your date nights. Date someone who actually loves to plan date nights with you.

Be with someone who is sure and certain of you, who knows they want you regardless of whatever is going on their personal life.

Date someone who keeps chasing you, someone who dares to outdo themselves for you. Date someone who remembers the little things about you, only to bring it up at the most perfect times around you.

Date someone who appreciates the value of solitude but still knows how to make you always feel special and chosen.


Date someone that declares their love to you whenever, someone who writes home about you and someone who is not afraid to compliment you in front of their friends.

Date someone who wants to love you in the way you need to be loved. Date someone who pursues you for a long time, who never gives up on that.

Date someone who admits how lucky they are just to have you in their lives, who knows they need you to occupy the empty space in their heart and their life.

Date someone who is magically fascinated with you, who genuinely finds you interesting in so many ways. 

Wherever you are and whomever your preferable “type” is, make sure you are being pursued enough. You deserve to be loved and adored. You deserve to feel chosen by someone. You deserve an amount of love that makes you feel unconditionally adored, someone who never stops trying to love you more and better.

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