Just because they’re your family doesn’t mean you’re tied to them. She learned that the hard way. Birds, cats, squirrels. Sometimes it’s time for the young to leave the nest. For good. So she fought the fight. The fight for independence. It’s something she doesn’t talk about because in many…

Written by a twenty-something who just mainly likes to get things done

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Without unconventional risk you get conventional results. Decide to be radical, but don’t decide. Just be radical. Don’t like something? Change it. The only thing stopping you is you. Freedom? True freedom? This is how you achieve it.

Be calm, because without it you lose clarity. Be neutral because the universe is. Be accepting of the outcome, because you know you’ve done all you could to the fullest of your ability. Then learn. It’s okay to be unsure- uncertain- nervous. That’s how you know you’re onto something new- that you’re in uncharted territory.

And when you strike gold, finally, be accepting again. Because you finally did it. Be grateful, be surprised, be overwhelmed, be humbled. Be ready to do it all over again.

Micha Lewis

Learning the art of storytelling, probably breaking all of the rules

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