I like to be on top of the world, as most of us do, but I haven't done very well in the past when I sink into "maintenance mode" rather than aspirational mode. What I learned from my last stumble is that I AM MY OWN WORST ENEMY.
100% Matches Only: If you settle at all, you will be disappointed. Eventually, we're all going to be disappointed in our partners. But this disappointment should not be about our connection or compatibility with the other person.
The human experience begins with one other person, one moment at a time. Listen to their story. Be quiet.
I'm going to keep making positive choices and listening for what my heart is telling me. I hope you can find the time, flicker of inspiration, to do the same.
I don't want fame, I want tenacity and creative inspiration that keeps me lit up and firing all of my guns at once.
We need to feel like our lives are meaningful, to ourselves, our family, and others.
Finding the balance in our lives requires self-awareness and the discipline, time, and energy to carry out our creative plans.
One of the most pivotal moments in recovery is admitting to yourself that depression is a problem. For me, isolation is pretty deep on the list of symptoms. By the time I'm isolating and fucking up at work, the other mechanics of depression are in full bloom.