1. Go outside and walk, even if it’s cold. During the winter, you’re inside a lot more than you realize. And while sometimes it can feel cozy and comfortable, you’re going to get cabin fever at some point.
When you spend a certain amount of time with someone and get to know them on a deeper level than you’ve known anyone else, you become incredibly in tune with them, to the point that sometimes you freak each other out with how easily you understand each other.
You’re struggling now. You’re terrified now. You feel alone now. You’re telling yourself it will be okay. You’re telling yourself you will get through this. You’re telling yourself you will be stronger when you come out on the other side. But you have a hard time believing it.
Learn every single word to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself.” Then figure out a way to time travel back to your seventh grade dance and perform it for your classmates so that they’ll finally think you’re cool.
A stomach ache is NEVER just a stomach ache. It is ALWAYS probably appendicitis.
It’s a tough disease. It’s ugly and scary and it can get in the way of trying to feel normal. But it has shown me what a special person you are.
She knows love at first sight isn’t real. Attraction at first sight is real. Desire at first sight is real. But not love. Love develops out of a series of small and ordinary moments that you don’t even realize are important.
It’s not weird that I fantasize about my office building burning down so that work gets canceled.
Good morning, jogger.
I’m not standing here, hoping
You’ll fall on your ass.
The pressure will never go away. It will try to stop you, and consume you, and keep you from going on. But all you have to remember is that one step forward on the right path is always going to get you farther than staying put.