Being creative is as innate to being human as eating, talking, walking and thinking is.
But we avoid feeling anything because we have more or less been taught that our feelings have lives of their own. That they’ll carry on forever if we give them even a moment of our awareness.
Complete this sentence: “I wish I had someone with whom I could share…”
The “right” things are not just the “radical” things. But you will doubt them, because you were promised that your dreams would be overwhelming, despite the fact that most people aren’t just “overwhelmed” and overcome and driven to do just one thing.
The love you really want is your own.
“The number one fear for women dating online is that they’ll meet a serial killer, and the number one fear for men is that the woman will be fat.”
“That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfast cereals based on color instead of taste.”
If you want to let go of something, build something new. If you don’t understand, ask. If you don’t like something, say so. If you want to change, start small. If you want something, ask for it. If you love someone, tell them. If you want to attract something, become it. If you enjoy something, let yourself feel it.
1. You don’t take your 20s seriously in an effort to ‘make the most’ of them. Despite the overwhelmingly popular notion that your 20s should be a throwaway period, statistically and biologically, they are the single most defining decade of your life.
Real love is the promise that you will always return home – or maybe that you never really left in the first place. That you’re never without them more than you’re without someone who runs to pick up milk from the store.