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Carolyn Highland

Carolyn is a Maine native and Colorado transplant with a penchant for mountain sports, traveling to Spanish-speaking ...

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Forgetting The Details

To know all these things, and to keep knowing them long after they are relevant to you. The strange dissonance of knowing all of the details of someone who is no longer as important as knowing those details conveys.

Holding Out For A Certain Kind Of Love

I don’t believe that there is only one person for everyone but I do believe that some are better for us than others, and that we owe it to ourselves not to settle, not to pick whoever’s around when our biological clock starts ticking.

Surround Yourself With People Who Push You

Surround yourself with people who make you leap out of your comfort zone. Surround yourself with people who make you walk farther, climb higher, and go longer than you really feel like doing because they know the view at the end will be worth it.

Why We Tell Ourselves Stories

The only true data we have to go off of is what actually happened — everything else we have to remind ourselves is something we made up or something our friends made up. Accurate or off-base, it is a story we are telling ourselves.

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