You are passionate enough to find a way to turn your hobby into a career, so that you wake up every Monday eager to get to work and spend every Friday feeling fulfilled with how you’ve spent your week.
smart people read
Even when you’re texting, you are able to tell the tone someone is using. You can tell whether they are being silly or being serious. You can tell whether they are teasing you or whether they are actually pissed at you.
Reading is a form of training for living.
They think ‘Rick and Morty’ is literally the most important thing to happen to pop culture and if you don’t watch it, it’s because you’re not smart enough.
I need to let them go. I need to let all that negativity go. And so do you. And after you do, please forgive yourself. You will never please everybody in this world. Not everyone in this world will love you. But at least you can love yourself.
Ignoring texts when your friends ask you to hang out, and then wonder why you’re always at home?
Face your resistance and do what you’re avoiding–that one thing that really matters, and will matter in 10 years, that you don’t want to do.
So here is low and behold, he is afraid of commitment.
Think about the kind of life you want to have and what kind of writing career would fit into that without having to win the writing career lottery.
I am not defining my life by anything other than what gives my joy.