For the first time in our lives (for some of us) everything is now our decision. Completely and fully ours. And that’s scary.
I’m not sure if this piece will help any of you, maybe if you’re scared to be vulnerable or maybe, if you constantly make decisions in order to please others (what up), then maybe this will resonate with you.
Yes, all you have is now.
Accept where you are, what you’ve done, who you are. Fully accept that person, and then take the strides needed to be better— to be the version you want to be. Not tomorrow, not the next day, not Monday. Today— right now.
It doesn’t look like anything you thought it would be.
Living with consideration for and in harmony with others is important, in fact it is crucial.
Lately I’ve been getting quite a bit of feedback from peers and friends saying that they look up to me in some way. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy it— who wouldn’t?
This is my ode to the basics.
What do you want to do? Believe me, you don’t want to know. This question comes up more often than not.
It’s easy to be hard on yourself. It’s easy to be mad at yourself for letting your grade point average slip. It’s easy to be upset that you let yourself gain a little weight.