The American Dream has changed. It’s not so much about becoming a millionaire or exceeding the expectations of society’s definition of success. It’s become more about living your life to your own means and needs.
Growing up, I always got these questions – “What are you? Where are you from?” I proudly would respond, “San Francisco! I’m from California.” They would narrow their eyes at me and say, “No, but where are you FROM?”
Although I’m usually driven by a burst of energy and excitement when I decide to start over in a new place, I also enter a state of mourning for the old life I’m leaving behind, which in turn becomes a self-driven guilt trip for my own miseries.
Girl you have time. Time for change. Time to grow. Time to work on your weaknesses and turn them into strengths.
What I’ve learned, though, is that human beings are malleable and fluid creatures that are in a constant state of becoming.
Being the least experienced or least skilled person in the room and not letting it mess with your head or make you afraid of trying something.
Gemini: You make everything more exciting.
Taurus: You master your twenties by figuring out who you are outside of the relationships you have.
Be proud of yourself. You’re still here, surviving.
You’ve gone through heartbreak, and whether you are fully over it now or are still healing, you’ve learned that you are so much stronger than you ever could have guessed.