On taking care of yourself…

the twentysomething diaries

So…all of the sudden you’re 22 years old, employed full time (salaried, holla), are are just trying to figure your shit out. In the process of doing all of this, you’re also trying to balance lifelong friendships, a new(ish) relationship, car payments, loan payments, second jobs, third jobs, hobbies, and being a good daughter. Congrats, you’re me!

Just kidding. I mean not really, but yes about the part where I told you that you were me. I’m currently going through a pretty intense transitional phase in my life and I think part of the reason I started this blog was to help myself cope with everything I’m going through. I’ve always been a generally anxious person – I used to sit in my bed after bedtime in the first grade and worry myself sick that my parents were going to somehow fight and get divorced while I was sleeping. I…

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why writing about what you care about is important

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You may have already noticed how this blog is changing. While it may have seemed abrupt, it’s actually something I’ve been thinking about for a while. I wasn’t excited to write and now I am. I found what matters to me, not that what I used to write about didn’t matter to me, I’ve just refocused on something else. The break I took and lack of motivation made me realize how important writing about what matters to you is.

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