A modern-day means to stand on the table and scream.
“Fall in love with words, and they will love you back.” – (of all places) HBR on Business Writing
On the road, in the home, and in so many places in between.
Edit, edit, edit.
Hide, hide, hide.
Hide those inadequacies, those uncool needs, that constant need for validation, those people you put on a pedestal though not worship (well that’s some progress there).
Will my cracks ever let light in?
What is confidence but faith in your journey, the sort of faith that comes when you know you’ve tried your hardest to reach the goals etched upon your soul given the path you were thrown? It is the courage to voice your truth to the world, at the risk of being proven wrong.
Fake it till you make it is really good advice.
People want their stuff in neat boxes and categories; easy to skim and easy to consume.
But my thoughts, they’re messy, they jump from place to place. And that is how they will appear on paper – jumpily.
Today, I’m feeling very Tier II. I think it is important that I protect myself against people that trigger this feeling in me, that make me feel less than ideal, until I’m strong enough.
If you play “smile” backwards, its bound to sound a lot like “fight”.
I suspect something dies in us when we deny ourselves novelties of the sort that matter to us. Usually, we find out too late.