When I was 23, I had an exceptionally difficult year. If you want to know more about what happened, come talk to me… but suffice it to say I was in rough shape, mentally and emotionally. I recently came across some writing (in the form of secret blog posts!) from that year, and it was so crazy to look back on some of the things I was thinking and feeling. I learned a few things about enduring suffering from revisiting my younger self and wanted to share those things with all of you.
- Feel your feelings — These blog posts are dripping with emotion, to a point that is almost embarrassing (one delicious phrase: “look me in the eye and see the despair in my soul.”). I truly believe that if I didn’t have an outlet to express what I was feeling, those emotions would have exploded in much ...