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"22 Things I Learned at 22" [PART 3]
"22 Things I Learned at 22" [PART 2]
"22 Things I Learned at 22" [PART 1] At about some point in your life, you will probably look back and self-reflect on how far you've come. I've been working on this piece for a while to collect the 22 things that I have learned so far, and wanted to share them with you today! Let me know if you resonate with any of these points or some of the things you have learned in the comments below ✍🏻💬
I think, every person we are close to may have some flaws. Some habits that irritate us. But they are our roses. We choose them, despite their pricks and icks. We choose to smell their fragrance and indulge in that. We choose to see their bright vibes that add colours to our otherwise monochrome lives. The reason for this is perhaps unknown, it is a mystery, as to why we get ready to overlook their thorns and pick them for our garden of life. 🌹 💐 🥀 . . . . . . . . . #trailblase #worditsummer #quotesandsayings #quotesofinstagram #writerscommunity #relationshipgoals ❤️ #writersofig #writersofinstagram #writersfollowwriters #quotesgram #quotestagram #quotestagram #quoteoftheday #relationshipquotes #friendshipgoals #friendshipquotes #rhymesayers #poetrycommunity #poetsofinstagram #thoughtsoftheday #thoughtcatalog #lovequotes #thoughtoftheday #sundayvibes #quotesforlife #lovequotesforhim #forgiveness #flaws
If I didn’t care what people think, I would speak honestly about my thoughts on controversial topics. On those things which make my heart race and my palms sweaty- the things which matter to me. I wouldn’t care if someone disagreed. I wouldn’t make my voice quieter or my body smaller, I wouldn’t shield myself or shelter myself just for the benefit of others. If I didn’t care what people think, I wouldn’t hide my achievements, the things which force a smile across my face and make my insides feel like glitter canons erupting. I wouldn’t dumb myself down or pretend to know things about topics I have no clue about. I would be the most raw form of myself. I would be stripped back and open and unafraid. If I didn’t care what people think, I would be free. 🌸☉🌼 #free #befree #wild #happiness #freedom #love #beingme #amwriting #thoughtfortheday #thoughtcatalog #dontcare #unafraid #honesty #writersofinstagram #sunflowers #countrygirl
I probably told you a million times but I really can’t wait to be in Cali! Don’t get me wrong. New York will always have my heart but... Cali peeps hit me up. I will be there last week of August! #beachlife #777luckyfish #travelwithstyle #california #coneyisland #localwolves #thoughtcatalog #fashion #model #metonthehub #hfeature #hcollective #hubday
Nichole’s new book Rock Your Soul: The Down-to-Earth Guide to Mastering Your Mind now available on Amazon! #rockyoursoul @nicholeeaton.clarity link in bio!!
I have the heart of a lion. Most days I have two left feet. Mornings are my favorite. Cleaning turns my brain off. I find peace in simplicity. I love learning. I’m not a fan of labels. I am fascinated by poop. Sometimes I feel alone in a crowded room.  I believe in the dream world. Red wine and tequila are good pals. Crying connects me to my soul. I enjoy a cigarette on occasion. I am vastly curious. I believe we need each other.  I want to live my story. Vulnerability is strength. So, here I am ✨ 📷: @dawn_photo . . . #amandajanefranz #fromwhereistand #chalkboardmag #createcultivate #fashiongoals #lifestyleblogger #surfergirl #surffashion #vintagestyle #iamwellandgood #powerofshe #portlandblogger #ootdfashion #streetstyle #styleinspiration #livingmybestlife #thoughtcatalog #darlingescapes #theeverygirl #thehappynow #bohoismyjam #flashesofdelight #theinstagramlab #mybeautifulmess #letsgosomewhere #speakyourtruth #mindfresh #femaleentrepreneur
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Be the light everyone needs. @camilaganon finding magic on earth. Go kill this week! #tomorrowsmonday @tomorrows.monday #somewheremagazine @thoughtcatalog #thoughtcatalog
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Give yourself a punch in the face just to know its real 🤜💥 物語 / #story 39 (musicians)
There’s something about being on your grind that no one seems to tell you. Hustling for what you want to achieve in life is a great thing, and being disciplined in constantly working hard for it is a great characteristic to have. We seem to forget, though, that we need to take a break sometimes. Our creativity can’t go on endlessly 24/7 and neither can our drive and work ethic. Every single one of us needs to step back, take a breath and be still every once in a while. To refresh and be refilled so that when we get back into the grind we have a renewed mind and passion. Don’t go till you drop. Rest. You’ll thank yourself for it later, I promise.
You are my past; I have deleted you from every part of my life. I gave you too many chances, something I am famous for doing, and while I typically avoid regret, I cannot help myself; I regret even speaking to you after you hurt me the first time. You never deserved my kindness, my friendship, or my love. I know now that you are not a kind, caring person, you are not a true friend, and do not deserve any space in my life I’m not sad that you’re not here. I don’t miss you, I no longer wonder what you think, or how’d you’d react to something funny that happened. My sadness has dulled. It comes from other places, like the occasional wish to share good news or celebrate accomplishments w/you. The fact that it would be completely abnormal for me to reach out & tell you the news, or to talk about life, really. I imagine how I would feel if I ran into you accidentally, & it hurts me that the LAST thing I want is to see you. I know we’d both respond w/forced awkwardness. I hope you’re uncomfortable because of you’re own dishonesty w/me. You’d never admit it, & even knowing that, it still doesn’t sting! Yet, I am occasionally haunted by certain memories. I am human! What haunts me the most is your words (lies) via places like social media, or in person, where conveniently for you, you could delete/deny them. I struggled w/that for a long time. It hurt to recall how trusting I was! However, none of it matters now. It doesn’t matter if you’re happy, sad, healthy, successful or if you’re being honest! It’s not my business. My friendship is not yours to have anymore. You never appreciated it, and I’m not even sure why I wanted you to. Our memories have blurred. I’m disconnected from you. Indifference & distaste have replaced my sadness. IF you ever miss me, (which is unlikely) remember you made your choice, & I made mine! But, I want to Thank you for showing me that those who don’t care about me, aren’t worth my pain! Thank you for reminding me how important it is to love myself first! Thank you for forcing me to choose me. #signedyourexfriend ✍🏼 Edited from #thoughtcatalog #wecanallrelate #peacefulheart #goodforthesoul #growth #forgiveness #selflove #ciao ✌🏻💚😘
I felt like crying but nothing came out. it was just a sort of sad sickness, sick sad, when you can't feel any worse. I think you know it. I think everybody knows it now and then. but I think I have known it pretty often, too often. -Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness • • • #quotegram #quote #quotes #igquotes #igwrite #instagramquotes #instaquote #instalike #ThingsToNeverForget #thoughtsdaily #thoughtcatalog #thoughts #pictureofwords #wordart #poemporn #wordporn #sayings #words #behappy #Notetoself #ponder #follow #likes #writerscommunity #lifequote #notetomyself #thingstoremember #dailythoughts #instapoet
That is where faith and trust come in. No matter what kind of season I’m going through, I can remember that God always promises to make it beautiful in His time 👌🏼😇 . . . @thoughtcatalog #thoughtcatalog #heartcatalog #goodnight #sundaynight #selfiebeforebedtime #beibythung
A bottle of wine, dreaming of dirty things. #quietthechaos #instagood #thoughtcatalog
i’ll be doing some candle work tomorrow! still setting up in small batches at my parents but should be getting my own studio up and running by the start of august. i can’t wait! ✨ - remember, you can get 2 of these massive jars for £22 in any available scents! this one is my fave 👆🏼
"Aku waktu itu lari dari halte biasa ke dekat tikungan situ buat kejar bus! Lari... taunya tetap ketinggalan, bus-nya udah keburu jalan huh! Akhirnya biar cepat aku naik gojek... untung abang gojek-nya tau tempat ekspedisinya di mana... untungnya lagi, sampe di situ barang-barang kamu masih rapih disimpan dan mas-masnya baik mau bantu!! Tuh kan, untung ada aku!" . "Kamu semangat banget ceritanya" . "Aku senang didengar... tau kalau aku nggak sendiri." . #fiksimini #blackandwhite #bw #library #cafe #maraca #bookworm #lit #convo #thoughtcatalog #poem #dialogue #foreveralone
And so today I was reminded, that no matter how dark the day gets, there will always be some goodness in it, there will be some kind of light, short or tall, big or small, that could possibly brighten your gloomy day. It could be the smile of a loved one, knowing they've returned safe and sound. The sound of laughter from old friends, who paved their way just to see you, Knowing that they got your back, whenever. Unexpectedly, quietly, the simple things. 😌 . . . #goodnight #thoughtcatalog #lights #inspired #heartwarming #lovetankfull #travel #visitcalifornia #discoverla #losangelesworld #lacma #urbanlights #losangeles #california
Virginia Woolf’s corrected proofs for To The Lighthouse, at the Smith College Rare Book Room.
I lost that headband to the ocean A knot was no match for the waves Meaning, I’ve always been better at losing things than keeping them and maybe that’s a funny way the Universe has taught me to let go Meaning, I don’t know how to hold onto you without letting you slip between my fingers when I’m not looking and there’s a fine line between going after what you want and trusting that if it’s meant for you, it will stay Meaning, if I’m losing you, if you’re slipping through I don’t want you to, so please, look back please, reach for me please, be the one that doesn’t leave - Sometimes My Heart Feels Like An Abandoned Home #jefitzgerald
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The nail technician pushes my cuticles back, turns my hand over. Stretches the skin on my palm and says, "I see your daughters, and their daughters." That night in a dream the first girl emerges from a slit in my stomach. The scar heals into a smile. The man I love pulls the stitches out with his fingernails. We leave like searchers curling on the side of the bath. I wake as the second girl crawls up headfirst up my throat, a flower blossoming out of the hole in my face . . Muse: @prachikantiwal . . w/ @attemptsatshooting @avada_kamera @clinkit101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #theportraitpr0ject #featuremeseas #queitthchaos #fotodome #sombrebeings #sombresoceity #FTMEDD #ftwotw #humanedge #of2humans #featuremofh #aovportraits #rainbowfeatures #folkportraits #777luckyfish #themysterypr0ject #portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #moodyports #expofilm #portraitfeed #portrait_vision #sharpenmyfilm #hinfluencercollective #agameoftones #portraitgames #thedarkpr0ject #ourmoodydays #delhiportraits #themanpr0ject
• There is no such thing as a good or bad memory. There is a just trained memory and untrained memory. • • A lot of people believe that they cannot inherently do certain things. Your brain is like a super computer and your self talk to this supercomputer is a program that it will run. So if you tell yourself that you are not good at remebering names, you will not remember the name of the next person you will meet because you programmed your supercomputer not to. • • A lot of people say they have a bad memory. A lot of people say they have bad focus or they have or don't have creativity. I want you to scrap that. Creativity is not something you have, it's something you do. Focus is not something you have, it is something you do. Similarly energy and memory aren't something you have. It's something you do. • • And what is the benefit of turning it into something you do as opposed to something you have? You can control it. You can turn it into a process. It becomes a strategy. And strategy is not a noun anymore, it's a verb. • • • Reykjavik, Iceland 2018. • • • • • • • • • • • #iceland #reykjavik #icelandtravel #iceland 🇮🇸 #icelandic #reykjadalur #sunday #sundayfunday #dailymotivation #thoughtcatalog #motivation #focus #howtofocus #productivity #landscape #gopro #goprohero6 #goprohero5 #goprohero #goprolife #park #waterside #mountains #arctic #travel #travelgram #travelphotography #travelblogger
This is Part 8 of a short story Love, Monica that I have written and which I'm going to post in episodes on my page. To read the whole story 1. Follow my page 2. Turn on notifications Or you can also follow the hashtag #lovemonicathestory Last and final part out tomorrow. Have a great week ahead. 🎈 #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writerscommunity #poetsofinstagram #poetry #musings #story #stories #writer #piece #poetscommunity #yourquote #yqbaba #thoughts #unpublishedwords #writersandthinkers #thoughtcatalog #thescribbledstories #terriblytinytales #theanonymouswriter #words #tales #shortstory #futilethestory #episodes #micronovel
#cfcwrites Here's to you looking at the bright sunny day even if the streets are gloomy outside the window. Here's to your power and every struggle you have gone through. Here's to the pain, sufferings and blames you have endured. Here's to every moment you thought was your last and all those times you thought things will never be the same again. - Here's to you, on this beautiful day in spite of all the opposite of your heart's content—you have thrived. - You have survived. - You've made it through every single one of the worst and hardest times. - Can you imagine how wonderfully and amazingly strong you are? - Read the full post here: www.cielofernando.com
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Fallen from heaven, fallen from grace. In the mirror I can still see your face. . . July 2018
"I'm a mosaic, mesmerizing. Of all the battles that I've won. To rise from my own ashes, I will first have to burn. I am my own salvation. I am the Phoenix in my story. For this is the dream that I've dreamed, and my own reality." | With @eva_kaira in frame. |
“And I love you so much that it hurts.” How did a simple everyday friendly talk ended with a heartbreaking words? We set boundaries to every people we just met and as we established relationship towards someone we started feeling comfortable with them that leads to the fact that the boundaries we set gradually becomes no more. We become vulnerable that every single things starts to affect us. I never thought that he would fall for me. I was his friend, his best friend, his savior, his cheerer, his special someone until I became someone who hurt him the most. Everything was fine. Until one day I woke up with the fact that things ain’t the same anymore, that everything is so unfair. That I couldn’t love him more than friends, that I couldn’t spend the rest of my life with him and that I couldn’t grow old with the person I valued the most. Because even if I try and try, I couldn’t feel the same thing with him. I left. He was searching for me… until he got tired of finding a person who’s intentionally avoiding and hiding from him. He was shattered into pieces, he was broken and hurt. He tried everything but he became weak enough to fight the battle. I was the one who hurt him, I’m sorry and I love you so much that it hurts. #sorry #ileft #love #stillintoyou #blog002 #broken #acceptance #lessonlearned #newbie #friends #hurt #missyou #relationship #moveon #notmeanttobe #lifelessons #poemporns #thoughtcatalog #stillworking #progress
Decided to take some time out to unwind as part of #soulcare #sunday this weekend. Spent some time shopping aimlessly with no agenda and binge watching random shows on Netflix. And that’s okay. It is completely fine to not have an agenda for the whole damn week, cause it’s bloody exhausting! That being said I’ve got an article that’ll go live on #thoughtcatalog this week and did a quick photo sesh for my next lifestyle article! See you in the AM ☀️☀️☀️. PS: I would 10/10 recommend the products from @minisoaustralia they’re perfect for people with sensitive skin 😇. #soulcaresunday #weekendwarrior #inbeforethestorm #skincareroutine #innovateyourself #sydneyblogger #onsundayswedonothing #stayhumbleandkind #womenbuildingwomen
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Isn't it the greatest honour when a butterfly chooses you to sit on and take a rest for a while ? 🐾🦋 • • • Personalised and handwritten poems avaible to buy. Send me a DM or an e-mail: maluna.gri@gmail.com • • • #poetry #art #poetryofinstagram #poetryisart #writer #writercommunity #spilledink #engravedink #childrenofink #communityofwriters #communityofpoets #aethetic #thoughts #thoughtcatalog #personalised #poetrysociety #tribeofwriters #poetrytribe #honour #butterfly #sun #sunshine #love #sea #seashells #breeze #summer #freespirit #flowerchild #free
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Guangxi amazes me a lot recently, even it's my hometown, But I have never understood the beauty of the countryside for the past 30 years. Yesterday we took a one day trip to Mingyang which is 30 minutes away from Nanning city. Nothing too impressive except the lake the trees and the air. Rainy season, we got wet before we even went swimming. Then we don't care about the clothes anyone. . . . . . #travelphotography #travelphoto #travelogger #backpacking #ontheway #filmlook #campinglife #landscapelovers #wildlife #forestphotography #countryside #camper #naturelovers #chinesephotographer #moodyfilm #freeglossy #thoughtcatalog #dametraveler #femmetravel #igtravel #travelgram #travelphotographer #AdventureReady #adventuregirls #livefolk #neverstopexploring #kankenbackpack china #nanning #chinesephotographer #chinatravel
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