I’ll think about how comforting it is to think of a man who resolves all of that guilt and excuses, all of my mistakes simply when I ask him to.
Sure I watered it, and even mowed it, but that wasn’t going to give me rich bed of flowers to lie in comfortably.
You instantaneously realize that everything about your life at that point in time is unsteady, changing, wavering, and altogether uncertain.
We have forgotten who we are. Because we have been told to “grow up,” we have forgotten who we were at five, eight and ten years old.
The key is to not create unnecessary stress around things that take time. Of course, dream big and have goals, but don’t get caught up in worrying about reaching them all overnight.
Do the things that make you happy now or you’ll regret it later.
ALWAYS have the stocks app up on your phone.
Your personality is not a barrier to behaving like a responsible adult. The only barrier to that is self-indulgence.
When we don’t use problems as opportunities to examine our lives and make changes, we’ll stay stuck and keep experiencing the same problems over and over again.
As an adult woman working with young women, I can see a vicious cycle. The classic “hurt people, hurt people”. As a former “mean girl” and victim of bullying, I know that this is a cycle that has got to end.