I grew up fully aware of the fact that I was never going to be the tall, gorgeous girl that ruled every high school and college campus. I’ve always been too short, and in fact spent most of my high school and college years learning to subtly stand on tiptoes to be the same height as everyone else.
Leaving the comfort of home fundamentally changes a person.
What “meaningful work” actually means.
It’s my first night out since becoming “sober.” I’m 65 days without a drink, I mean.
If a relationship meant tears, then no need for a relationship in the first place.
Counting on external elements is what is holding you back to eventually experience this ultimate price of a lifetime. Complete Freedom is the only privilege we are not born into, because our fear is withholding it from us.
Self-hatred is like chemotherapy. It always feels terrible, and in the wrong dose, it can destroy you from the inside, cause you too much pain to move, and can even kill you.
But the right dosage of it can absolutely save your life.
But maybe that’s why I love a show that features people back from the grave. Maybe I like playing make-believe a little too much. Any sort of fantasy I can sip on. Because Depression, oh she’s on every channel and I can’t mute her.
Don’t pad your resume with clubs or other things you aren’t actually interested in. It’ll show up later.