Sometimes life is scary. It throws unexpected hurdles in your track that make you realize that life, as great as it is, is never easy.
Always take a deep breath, don’t get overworked, prepare for the worst, but always hope for the best.
And remember, you are never alone.
To finally let go of something or someone you’ve been holding on for way too long.
To realize something a little too late.
To sit around all day and have much needed “you” time even if there are a million things you need to do and people to see.
To tell the truth instead of making excuses.
To smile a little wider than usual and make everyone around you want to be as happy as you.
To wish for something so much that you already feel it to be real in your heart.
To give yourself a reality check every once in a while.
That’s all it takes.
For some, meeting the person that completes them takes a day, and for others, it takes well…a little more than that.
If there’s someone that catches your eye, go for it. If it doesn’t work the first time, try again. There’s nothing wrong with helping fate along, because even if it doesn’t work out the way you think it should, you’ll just be one step closer to getting where you are meant to be.
So, flash yet another smile, say “hey” one more time, and send a second message. If it doesn’t stick, at least you tried.
And just remember - it’s his or her loss…
If things were easy enough to see on our own, we wouldn’t have friends to be our second pair of eyes. If car rides were fun enough to drive by ourselves, there wouldn’t be a passenger seat. And if life was easy enough to figure out on our own, there would be no reason to have friends. Our friends may not experience our life lessons as we do, but they see it happen play-by-play. They can tell when there’s a bumpy road ahead before we even turn the corner. Most of all, friends know us better than we know ourselves. And that makes sense, because we’re busy caring about and knowing them better than they know themselves. It’s a cyclical, beautiful, and priceless process. And it works.
Trust me. And if you don’t, trust them.
The minute you want to say you can’t is the exact moment when you can.
The first step you take in the wrong direction is the very step that tells you to turn around.
The next time you want to give up hope is the last time you’ll take your wisdom, grace, and purpose for granted.
We all have them. One minute we feel like we can rule the world, and the next…well…not so much. Remember, little things are little for a reason. They’re not meant to take up more space than necessary; the only way that happens is if you let them. Close your eyes. Count to ten. Smile. Smile again. Look in the mirror. Remind yourself that you are in control. Always.
After heartbreak, it may seem the best thing to be selfish, take time for yourself, and leave people out. Why? Well, because it’s the easy thing to do. If you don’t take the reigns and control your life, someone will. I guarantee it. So, instead of keeping all of your best qualities to yourself, share them. Don’t use someone who was too blinded to see how great you really are as an excuse to keep everyone else who already knew that out in the cold.
Moral of the story: Strut your stuff. Run the show. Never look back.
Always remember, time heals everything in the end. If it doesn’t, it isn’t the end. So, keep your head up high, smile even if it hurts, and understand that life goes on. Stay strong. You are never alone.