Your labels won’t save you or brand you as good. But understanding and even accepting the roots and systems of evil can help you better pursue the good.
Alden makes extra Indian food, Claire is always there to listen, and Russell lets you play on all his video-game accounts even though he takes them pretty seriously and you’re kind of awful.
21. If you’re dating someone who gives you a bad feeling, that’s called foreshadowing.
But you are normal. Okay? Really.
Looking ahead is only natural, and it’s that inclination of ambition which drives us forward. But, for your mental health, it’s important to center yourself in the context of your life.
All my life, I wanted to be older
We know it’s annoying. You know what else is annoying? Being a hypochondriac. It’s a roller-coaster of terror that you’re embarrassed for having.
Over time, I’ve learned that the most important thing — more important then talent — is simply to do things.
I’m from Boston, and that means certain things.
When everything is a checklist, shared and compared against the pin board of the internet, life becomes a competition you have to record and measure against the shadows on your laptop.