Reach out to a few people you admire. Tell them how your life has changed for the better because of them.
Jealousy is a tell-tale sign that you subconsciously feel like you deserve awards, accomplishments, praise, others’ approval, and other forms of external validation.
You ultimately believe that you can be better than you are now.
You’re still not interacting with people authentically, and you force yourself to maintain a very stiff public face because you fear that if you show your true self, people will think you’re unprofessional and immature.
You don’t speak up for yourself because you feel that your shortcomings, past failures, deficiencies, and flaws won’t make you worthy of being listened to or deserving of help.
The fear of losing the life you feel trapped in still controls you more than the fear of never reaching for a lifetime of self-actualization.
If I give up on the things I should be doing, then I’m a failure and don’t deserve any success, even if I change my direction in life.
You have two favorite types of writings: lists and personal essays.
Level-headedness and the power to remain calm in all situations.
You haven’t defined what a good life means for yourself.