Reading grabs your full attention and doesn’t let go until you close the book. You become so invested by the words on the page that the whole world around you fades away and ceases to exist.
It doesn’t feel like a time of celebration, but a time of mourning.
Writing in a journal regularly can help improve your mood, stress levels, and depression symptoms.
We tend to feel justified about big purchases because we work hard and earn it. But if you don’t set limits on your spending, than that number in your account will never grow.
Atonement by Ian McEwan: This is one of my favorite books. It’s probably one of the most heartbreaking love stories ever written.
You’re never satisfied with your writing, or your life
Harboring the past is toxic. Holding onto guilt, resentment, shame, or any other negative emotion without having any way to change it will drive you insane and you will never live happily.
We have to stop waiting for something good to happen and actually go ahead and make it happen. We have to stop settling for “fine.”
Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn (1528) “Judge what an effect the presence of that person must have on me, whose absence has grieved my heart more than either words or writing can express and which nothing can cure.” Thomas Otway…
The writing process is a lonely and grueling one. But nothing is more frustrating than not being able to move past a single sentence.