It’s never been easier to talk, to distract ourselves, to puff ourselves up.
We are choosing to tell ourselves that we don’t have time and we are choosing to not make the time.
Change can be uncomfortable, but it also means that you are growing. It’s important to acknowledge the discomfort you feel as part of the process, rather than ignore it.
The biggest issue about looking back at the past is that you have to accept every part of it and take things with a grain of salt.
Whether it’s your parents, employer, or the daily fifty reminders on your calendar, it seems the world keeps telling you that if you want to be somebody important, you need to DO something important. I beg to differ.
“NATURALLY CAUGHT OFF GUARD!”
1. Staring hypnotized at screens as you watch looping Vines & GIFs for a second, third, fourth, fiftieth time.
It is not your job to be the Manic Pixie Dream Homewrecker who swoops in and takes them away from a relationship you perceive as not as good as it could be with you.
You are not wearing the kinds of clothes you feel best in because you perceive them to be “not in style,” “not a good label,” or “not meant for someone who isn’t skinny.”
A girl I dated used to mock me anytime I’d put straightener to tendril. “You’re succumbing to the patriarchy this morning, I see,” she’d tease.