This was your life. You thought it was what you wanted, until one day it wasn’t.
18. To stop looking for love, because that’s the only way you’ll find it.
Hating yourself is perfectly acceptable in this world. In fact, some would argue that it’s preferable. It sounds harsh, and downright icy, but the proof is all around us. And yet, despite this, standing against the pressure, and loving yourself, is still worth the scars, hate, and judgments that you’ll be subjected to.
There’s a difference between what something is and what we think it is. Rather, there’s a difference between the idea that anything is and the awareness that everything is illusory.
“You should come over and watch a movie.”
I guess that happens at every phase of life — you think you’ve got it, finally.
Nobody knows when their last goodbye is…
The only way to start is right now. To start observing what thoughts you are taking as truth or what beliefs you are assuming are the “reality” of the world. Get curious. Get brave.
Friends and acquaintances seemed to get engaged every week, and I began to wonder why I wasn’t doing the same.
Don’t overthink it. Don’t blame yourself. Just keep dreaming.