When I first started working a “big girl job” five years ago, the ability to work remote was really at the hand of an individual organization and their preferred policy. In my time so far at two different companies, their preferences couldn’t be more opposite (One was pretty supportive, the other simply didn’t believe in… Continue reading How to find motivation [for anything] while stuck at home.
Here’s what I think is the real issue with these adult “obligations”. We firmly believe there is always a right and a wrong choice.
You know that super cliche quote that goes “life begins at the end of our comfort zone”? Well, it may be VERY overused as desktop screen savers and dorm room wall art (about 92% positive I even had this canvas in my apartment for a whole year after graduation), but it’s also not entirely wrong… Continue reading you need to get comfortable being uncomfortable.
Sometimes we fall in love with someone, and as that relationship progresses, we happen to fall in love with their family too. And when it's time to let that person go, we often delay that breakup because one impending goodbye just became two
Before you know it, all you will have left are memories of the "good old days", so let's try to capture the "good todays" while they are happening.
I ran away from my passions because I genuinely thought I was chasing something better. But what I wish I had known was that, in doing so, I was also running away from myself.
So sometimes we just stay. Sometimes staying is easier than changing. Except staying doesn't make us happy, it makes us trapped.
Plain and simple: social media makes it easy for us to lie. When everyone else’s lives seem perfect, we think we need to make our life look that way too.
Bottom line: spend your time on this Earth wisely, and spend it with the people who matter most to you.
I think the bottom line here in all of this is to not worry when friendships change, and definitely don’t hold on to a long-term friendship just because you feel like you have to, even though it’s not what it used to be.