Every time I feel a shitty emotion, I’ve been conditioned to try & escape. Why? What happens if I (gasp) just sit and feel it in all its ugly glory?
Leaving California was bittersweet, but I'm not leaving empty-handed. Today, I’m reflecting on the biggest things I learned over the past two years – in no particular or logical order – and the wisdom I’m bringing into my New Mexican chapter.
My dream home is with the people (and animals) I love.
I've made it a mission to look on the bright side, but sometimes bright sides don't freaking exist.
First off, stop going in tanning beds and don't let anyone talk you into getting bangs. Trust me. With that out of the way, here are a few other things to keep in mind as you navigate the insane world of high school, college, and early adulthood.
To quote nearly all of my past boyfriends as they broke up with me, "Seriously, you're great. It's not you." But this time, these words are genuine. It's not a fault of yours if someone doesn't get what you're putting out into the universe. Humans are different.
He wouldn’t have come within ten feet of my crazy. I was the same person back then, but he wouldn’t have been able to see it. I couldn’t even see it, after all.