Every Battle is Valid

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            Everyone is fighting their own battle, including you.             That’s a sentiment you’ve probably heard repeatedly. Everyone is on a journey of growth that you can’t see, so don’t judge what you don’t understand. It’s true. But how often do we afford that same kindness to ourselves? How often do you compare yourself to … Read more

Being a Beginner

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            You cannot know something you’ve never been taught.             This may seem logical, but in practice, we often beat ourselves up about it. Being naive or uninformed as a child is normal. But for some reason, we feel we should know everything when we reach adulthood. There’s a pressure to be competent at everything we attempt. … Read more

A Look on the Bright Side

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            I tend to be negative by nature. Expecting the worst is practically a hobby. It’s not something I have to work at in any capacity. It’s my default.             I know that not everyone is like this. So, if you are someone who can see the best in any situation, I envy you. But … Read more