Why are you hugging this girl in first picture of you I see? Is that your sister? Best friend? Ex-girlfriend? Cousin? Third cousin twice removed?! How is this ever NOT CREEPY?
Have a very specific list about exactly what you want. (And along with that, what you don’t want but can possibly tolerate, and what you absolutely cannot stand.)
The key to focusing on — and enjoying — the present, is to first come to terms with the fact that life will never be perfect like the way we’d imagined it to be when we were younger, still bright eyed and full of unknowing.
Being lonely does not mean failure or inadequacy; it is merely the kind of suffering we collectively must undergo in order to understand, experience, and recognize that greater capacity for love within us.
Nobody can stay high on romantic love all the time. If you’re lucky, the passionate relationship would eventually shift gear, and be cultivated into something more.
You have meaningful discussions with your friends about collecting points from various sources like credit cards, air miles, and hotels, as a part of the broader discussion of How to Save Money.
Who are we trying to protect here? The person on the receiving end? Or our own undeserving egos?
Take a step back from the lens which traps you in your view of the world, and try to understand how you actually arrived at these preconceived notions.
Must read. Fiction, non-fiction, the Wall Street Journal, New Yorker. Whatever floats your boat.