Life and Other Things

Dreams, Failures, and Other Things

I have always been a dreamer.

Over the past year, I’ve taken a break from writing because I was focusing so hard on making my dreams come true.

But sometimes, life doesn’t happen the way you wanted it to. The way you dreamed it would.

And sometimes, that is the greatest blessing of all.

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Life and Other Things

17 Things I Learned in 2017

1. Let go, but with love.

2. Stop taking the blame when it isn’t deserved (or else you might start believing it is deserved.)

3. Sometimes dreams actually do come true! And sometimes they don’t. This concept is very confusing.

4. The book isn’t always better.

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Life and Other Things

Jealousy and Other Things

I have always been a jealous girl.

Sometimes to the point where I paralyze myself – the pressure I place on myself comparing myself to other girls can be debilitating. It can stop me from starting anything at all.

And it can be hard for me to look at incredibly complex, fascinating, successful women without envy or self-pity. It can be hard for me to admire someone without making myself small.

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