You realize that you do not have to conceal or edit yourself. You do not have to create your best self. It was already there – and it is your friends’ job to bring it out of you.
It’s okay to want nothing more than to rewind time and go back to the good old days. But by missing something, we are living in our past, instead of embracing our present.
When these negative thoughts start to take over, I want you to follow my lead: Think back to your greatest accomplishment. Think of the one thing you’re most proud of.