Posts in Inspiration

When I tell someone I’m not on speaking terms with my mom, I’m met with a raised eyebrow or incredulous questions. How can a child abandon the mother that brought them into the world, who raised them? I’ve had to learn that being selfish is not a bad thing. So, here is the permission you didn’t need to cut that toxic person out of your life.

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To My Former Self

Former self, wide-eyed college freshman, current self and, let’s be honest, future self, here’s my advice to you:

Put yourself out there. Take a risk. Stand up for yourself.

It doesn’t matter if you want to be a writer or an artist or a lawyer or just to be considered for a promotion at work.

Opportunity is not going to come to you if you don’t speak up.

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