When I was younger, my mother always used to say, “When you find happiness and love within you, you start attracting it around you.”
Even though this year has been a ride filled with major downs, setbacks, and uneven terrain, looking back at 2020 as we fast approach the end of the year, I can’t help but feel thankful for the people I’ve met so far.
Rather than sit around and wait for things to get better or rough waters to smooth out, make the conscious effort to sail towards your happiness and what serves your highest good.
As we continue down this journey into the unknown of change, we need to learn how to embrace the newness that comes with it.
You need to value your relationship with yourself enough to acknowledge when something is changing you for the worst.
I believe self-acceptance to be accepting your good qualities and letting them shine.
Those things, those punches and kicks, are just what we need to build up character.
I no longer compare myself with her or wonder what I need to improve or remove from my plate, for it was not me or her that was ever unsatisfied or wanting more—it was you, always you.
Often it becomes too easy to be pessimistic about the world around us, for it can be a harsh and unfair place. But if we choose to look past those rejection letters or disappointing moments and find the positive side of the situation, we show real strength.