The moments that stop the world only happen when you stop and appreciate the world.
Life is about walking through as many doors as you can and learning a new something, seeing a new somewhere and meeting a new someone.
“The saddest part about getting older is seeing how intellectually dead some of my friends have chosen to become.” My dad shared the words above with me at the beginning of 2018 when talking about the realities of getting older.…
Our lives are not measured by how many people we are grateful for. It is measured by how many people are grateful for us.
I think about how for the first time in my life someone had the power to make my heart race while simultaneously slow down my breathing.
You sit down to learn how to avoid problems instead of running around trying to solve them.
Tell people what they mean to you. Tell people what is on your mind. Tell people what is troubling you. A shoulder to cry on leads to a shoulder to stand upon.
Human beings are complex creatures no doubt, but deep down many of us just want to feel like our voice is being heard and we feel accepted. Likeable people understand this and make it a point to end each conversation in a way that reinforces that they were listening and that they care.
Traveling teaches you that you do not need much to have fun.
Drinking did make it easier to meet new people, I am not going to pretend that it didn’t. But out of the people I met while drinking I can count on one hand who I still have a good relationship with.