The only person I should be competing with is myself, and as long as I am a better person than who I was yesterday, I already won.
Take yourself seriously. You are, just like every other human, built to navigate the landscape of your life – and your feelings and moods are your body’s way of letting you know if you’re getting warm.
Feeling bad for not wanting to do things. If you don’t want to do something, don’t. It’s that simple.
Save first, spend second.
You do not know everything. Not even close.
While there is a backdrop of sadness in letting go, there’s also the room for more life to come in: more stories to be told, more seasons to be embraced, more adventures to go through.
There are few things in life as humiliating as throwing a party that nobody attends. But, to let this dampen my spirit would have only exhibited weakness. By springtime, my apartment became a raucous, unregulated, jam-packed, anything-goes drug den and fuck palace.
When we put ourselves first, that’s when we become the best version of ourselves. That’s when we become unstoppable. That’s when we become alive.
How can you find Forever if you’re always looking for the end?
Sometimes it hurts before it heals, and sometimes it burns before it calms. Sometimes it aches before it soothes, and sometimes it all falls down before it begins to grow.