A few years ago, I was asked to give advice to current high schoolers at my alma mater. I shared how much I’d changed.
This practice has become a yearly tradition of mine – a way to keep boldly imagining the future.
I was tired of saying goodbye to help and hello to societal expectations that give me unnecessary pain – so I stopped.
Perfectionism says you’ll never be good enough. You’ll never work hard enough. You’ll never have enough. You’ll never be enough.
Rather than a list of fun things to do on Valentine’s Day with your date, friends, or by yourself, I’m going to give you words of encouragement for wherever you happen to be.
We typically stress about four things—our country’s future, money, work, and politics. This is where self-care comes into action.
You don’t have to fake holiday cheer, no matter what anyone says. You are allowed to have emotions.