Hard Truths To Carry Into 2021

A personal & blunt take on how loneliness is a function of our self-worth, relationships expire & the depth of our lives is a choice.

#1. Our loneliness is a function of our self-worth. Don’t pin it to work.

Tinder, Bumble, Hinge — I’ve tried them, and ditched them.

#2. Relationships have an expiry date — Be stingy with the right people

This flows pretty nicely from my first point which glazes the topic of people leaving. A couple months ago, I wrote a piece on how all relationships have an expiry date and how what we see in others is a reflection of ourselves.

Be intentional with what and who you bring into 2021.

Don’t apologize for your feelings, or lack-thereof. Speak your mind, because you never know how long someone can or will stick around. Be it due to changes in feelings, relocation, or even death — people are transient.
They come and go, and we need to learn to accept that.

#3. Pursue Depth in Life

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

A life lived in depth is a life lived openly, one lived with a heart that gives love freely and receives it effortlessly.

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