It took me a whole month of doing absolutely nothing but taking care of myself to get back to normal. Not great, but normal. That’s being burned out.
You’re not afraid to give up on what’s not working.
You got decent grades in school – but your intelligence didn’t really show itself until later on.
I’m usually a determined and highly motivated young woman. I say “usually” because I’m referring to the days when my depression doesn’t have me by the neck.
I can’t think of a single thing worth doing that doesn’t involve a modicum of hard work. In fact, hard work is actually the only proven method to advance the human condition that has stood the test of time.
“So…tell me what you are NOT good at? What do you need to do better?”
Don’t hand in the test. Just pretend to work at your desk for a while, and when everyone starts handing theirs in, you just leave.
It’s hard enough to help ourselves, let alone help others.
Your late grandmother’s lovely headboard has taken on more of a utilitarian use than it was intended for.
Pretty much everyone has been told the same lie at one point in their life. If you work hard enough, you can do whatever you set your mind to.