The lows are here to remind us how lucky we are when the highs roll around, they teach us how to be appreciative.
“It is not the number of positive experiences that dictate our enjoyment of life. It is the intensity with which we pay attention to them that matters.”
Things become clockwork. We reach for our phone first thing in the morning or incessantly check social media throughout the day because, well, that’s what we always do. These are habits.
It’s 3 AM and I’m awake. I tell her I’m sorry, and that I love her, but that I have to go home. Then I drop her hand and walk out the front door. If we didn’t stop now, we’d destroy everything.
A growth-based decision becomes the story of your life later. A fear-based decision turns into regret.
Do you even know you do this?
It’s a dangerous mindset to be made part of. And it’s everywhere.
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.
Perhaps a seemingly irrational decision could end up being a rational choice in the end.
Don’t hate your heartbreak. It made you stronger. It made you wiser. It made you more discerning in your choices. It made you realize that your future is not tied to anyone who leaves.