A Considered Scroll: Volume One
Mindlessly scrolling through our phones is an easy trap to get caught in. It's usually done in times that should otherwise be sacred; time for yourself, with yourself, to dream, write, move, or just be. We get caught up in it too—all. the. time. We thought we would round up a few of our favourite things on the internet at the moment, and create a space here, to come to when you find your scroll less than inspiring. We present, A Considered Scroll: Vol 1. Please add any interesting articles/videos/etc that you want to share with this community in the comments.
The NY Times
"The movie suggests that the only thing holding back regular-looking women is their belief that looking regular holds them back at all. That attitude puts the onus on individual women to improve their self-esteem instead of criticizing societal beauty standards writ large. The reality is that expectations for female appearances have never been higher. It’s just become taboo to admit that."
"In the age of travel bans and an unprecedented rise of Islamophobia, a growing number of Muslim women are claiming the world for themselves and blogging about it too."
Lenny Letter (we're big fans)
Get lost in some quirky and beautiful images and empowering words.
"The idea of “story” has been on my mind a lot lately — particularly the role it plays when I’m faced with a big decision. What do I really want? Which part of me is wrapping myself in the comfort of a story instead of reality? The internal observation required to make a grounded decision can sometimes feel much harder than making the decision itself. I’ve spent years resenting the idea of a “gut instinct” for that very reason. How the hell am I supposed to listen to something that’s nearly indistinguishable from my fear instinct or my impulsive instinct?"