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I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does...– Maya Angelou (via quote-book)
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Why People are Shy →
youmightfindyourself: The brains of shy or introverted individuals might actually process the world differently than their more extroverted counterparts, a new study suggests. About 20 percent of people are born with a personality trait called sensory perception sensitivity that can manifest itself as the tendency to be inhibited, or even neuroticism. The trait can be seen in some children who...
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Perhaps all romance is like that; not a contract between equal parties but an...– Jeanette Winterson (via fatalistichues) (via quote-book) (via simplyadreamer) (via booklover)
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