If a view is what you seek, always ask a local. You will get lost.
Those two pieces of advice have shaped my career as a writer and a producer of books for other people.
This post is for people who are like me: sorta broke (but ~woke~), sorta lost, and sorta hate using the term “adulting” because you seem to be so damn bad at it. Am I making enough money? Is this the right career move? When’s the last time I got my teeth cleaned? Sh*t rent was due yesterday. I’m broke, but wanna go to Sweetgreen?
Asking for help and asking for people to just carry you are two very different things.
Here’s the thing about mixed messages. They don’t actually exist, they are completely a female creation.
Deliberately seek out new experiences, just for the sake of novelty.
Learn to stare out into the night sky, sometimes through tears, not knowing a goddamn thing. Let that become your mantra. I don’t know. Find peace in the truthfulness of it.
Working on yourself, loving yourself, and bettering yourself is what will open the gates to having the love you’ve always wanted.
You think once you cross a certain point the worry will end … as soon as he calls me his girlfriend… as soon as we move in together … as soon as we get engaged … as soon as we set a date, but the end never comes. It’s a trap.
“Be yourself” is ignorant advice that’s peddled by self-help authors and motivational “gurus” who are more interested in making you feel good about yourself than helping you learn and grow.