The career you have right now does not have to be set in stone, if you don’t want it to be.
“My older sister telling me that this was the first relationship she had ever seen me in that was functional, healthy, and GOOD. And that if I tried to walk away, that I was a fool. The word ‘fool’ is what got to me.”
You are in a situation where good work ethics and determination will only get you so far. You have to keep in mind that fashion equals change, which means you need to be one step ahead of the game at all times.
Not having money is shitty, but staying home while all your friends are out having fun is even more shitty.
I need more for myself. I know that if I’m going to grow into the person I want to be, then I have to leave. There’s no way around it.
We may not have control of the economy, the job market, or our environment, but we have complete control over who we are as people.
You’ve grown secure in your own insecurity. Feeling self-conscious is not a state of mind that magically fades away as we morph into adults. On the contrary, often our twenties are some of the most uncertain, insecure, and hesitant years of our lives. But learning how to accept your sense of discomfort and then continue working hard and chasing after you want anyway is one of the surest signs that you are truly coming into your own.
The moments in which we do the deepest reflection of ourselves and our lives do not occur when we are happy.
People tend to be pretty self-absorbed, which means that a) you shouldn’t put all your faith in them and b) you don’t have to worry so much about what other people think of you.
I am so tired of living in a world where apathy is more effective in getting someone’s attention than honesty. I’m tired of the manipulative games that men and women play with one another in an effort to maintain control in a relationship that we’re not allowed to define.