Out of Character

Oddly, it is the people that we love the most that we are most willing to be the most “out of character” for. After all, we are told from an incredibly young age to be ourselves always- that people should love us exactly as we are, not for who they want us to be.
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Writing Machine

You may recall that I wrote a post awhile back about my inability to learn from the mistakes and/or the advice of others. This has happened yet again in recent days and I wanted to share- not to guide you away from mistakes that I have made or consequences that I have suffered (you stubborn mule) but rather to warn you that stubbornness can and will make your life a living hell. If you can’t trust anyone else on this point, trust someone who can out stubborn her own mother.
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Perception

Perception is a funny thing, especially in the world of social media. The individuals that we know well know all of our ups and downs, despite smiling pictures we post to Facebook and Instagram. They know that we encounter daily struggles despite what we may tweet or post. They are aware that we are human- but what about everyone else?
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