Living unapologetically in pursuit of happiness.
I remember a time in my life when I carried around guilt like a piece of luggage. It was with me wherever I went, unbeknownst to me. It matched the entire luggage set, but carried lots of extra weight.
Always worrying about letting other people down, saying yes to things that every fiber of my being was deeply saying no to. I later realized that there were a few things going on. First and foremost, I had zero boundaries. I had cultivated relationships around me that were toxic, and then forced myself to keep those people around so that I didn’t feel rejected or alone.
I wanted a meal, and was being served crumbs – while convincing myself that I was lucky to get what I was getting. Making everything feel like a roller coaster ride, a game of cat and mouse. Zero consistency.
Okay, I don’t want to be on this ride anymore. Sorry, no