13. The grand, big, and most ambitious missions are the best missions.
Maybe allow yourself to experience what its like to ACTUALLY feel like you’re failing, and without attaching any negativity to it.
2. You’ve hit 500 followers on Twitter.
In other words, just because you’ve won something, doesn’t mean you’re a winner. It just means you’ve won. There is still work left to be done.
“This is unfortunately not for us” — several hundred editors, publishers, and agents, to me.
Allow yourself to mourn the loss of love, and heal from those wounds. Don’t run into the arms of another lover, you will not find peace there: you will only accumulate more to heal from.
1. Take time off to arrange your desk/bag. Stack loose sheets of paper and tab them accordingly with coloured post-its.
Shortly after you graduate college, you’ll want to get away.
Have I chosen the wrong people? Do I value impulse and pleasure too highly? Have I fallen behind my school friends?
Call her after you kiss her–call her for no reason at all.