Self-love is important. Go to a bookstore alone. Shopping. Eating. Being comfortable in your own skin makes you feel even more confident in yourself.
Figure out who you are when you’re on your own. So when someone does come around, you can form a completely new world together, instead of simply falling into theirs.
Where I’ve really noticed a difference is at work, and I know what you’re thinking, but YES an activity completely unrelated to my work helps me do a better job.
You never thought you’d forget the ex that held your heart for so long, but now he’s barely a blip on your radar.
“My mom was the first one in her family of seven to get a college degree and I’m extremely proud of her for that.”
Maybe the idea of ‘perfection’ only exists to drive you forward, but if you got there you wouldn’t want to stay anyhow.
That was it for me. I lost the only person I ever loved. But, being alone for just a few short days I began to see that you were right when you said you weren’t being fair to me, when you said you were not able to give me what I deserved.
“There is always light at the end of the tunnel. That light is within me.”
Stop apologizing for who you are and just be. Be silly, be strange, be happy, be crazy, be independent, be in love, be unafraid, be nervous, be strong, be okay with leaning on someone else. Be whatever the hell you want. Be you.
Several months into the new year, I have decided once and for all that I will make the best of the remaining months of 2016.