I stayed awake in bed, the radio on just loud enough not to disturb the rest of the house, trying to control my laughter, okay with the fact that I wouldn’t be getting to sleep for a while.
Don’t spend too much valuable time primping up your resume that you end up forgetting what the employer is really looking at: you.
Learn to celebrate your growth, not just your achievements. Growth is an indication that an achievement is on its way.
The most common reaction I have received when I have told someone I have depression is for him or her to tell me that I should try and be happier, to try and look on the bright side of things.
It felt like someone had pulled my heart up through my throat and smashed it right in front of me.
You have a choice.
No, it’s not different. Listen to the advice you’re giving your friend. If she doesn’t take it, that’s fine. You came up with it though. You have no excuse. Take your own advice.
Someday you’ll love someone for their soul instead of their social status.
My darling daughter, you’re going to suck at something. Like, I’m talking utterly-completely-flat out suck at something. AND THAT’S OKAY.
If I had done things differently, I’d be in a much better place right now.