I believe we cross paths with individuals for a reason but every so often when you’re lucky these people don’t just cross paths with you, they change your direction entirely, leading the way on this path you always thought you’d walk alone.
Just watching and thinking is the lowest part of the learning curve. You appreciate something and you think about it and you recognize quality but you aren’t really getting better.
I finally realized the answer to my decade long question of how to manage anxiety and depression – exercise, laughter and love – all things that were unattainable for me before, were achieved by getting a dog.
You’re SUPPOSED to make mistakes at this age. Learn from them and grow from them.
Let your emotions flow. If someone is rude to you and you don’t deserve it, you have the right to speak up for yourself. Don’t ever think you are over reacting, or in the wrong when someone or something is forcing you to feel ugly.
I feel energy. It’s not mine, it’s his. His hand is comforting my thigh and that brings warmth. But he still doesn’t get it. How could he?
What you need isn’t them, it’s you.
We’re given this unlimited freedom to take literally any path in the world and there’s no direction or guidance. We become so overwhelmed by options and choices that we don’t know exactly what to do, so most of us settle.
“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.