If my struggles inspire or sooth someone who is going through something in the process, all the better :)

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A lot’s been going on in my life that’s been hard to process. And most of it has been a struggle between being forced to do a job in finance, and pursuing music. In some sense, this struggle has broken me many times. Perhaps the biggest wake up call was a breakup that happened last year in June. It really changed my perspective on everything. I learnt that suppressing what you want, and trying to please others only leads to you losing everything.


The better we take care of ourselves, the better we are able to show up in the world

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When I’m talking about saying “no”, I don’t mean to the stranger down the street–but to your own family members, your friends, or your work.

Why You Should Say “No” More Often – Jinny Wong

who am i? who are you?

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kelsey elmer

identity: the distinguishing character or personality of a person.

much like the changing of leaves in the fall, i believe that a person’s identity is the same. the tree trunk is a foundation – planted as a young seed or sapling – growing and maturing as the years pass, but never really changing or disappearing. each year, leaves grow, flourish, change color, fall, and bud to start again.

there are some titles and qualities that are innate and unwavering from the day we are born. there are others that are molded by the experiences & people & choices we make throughout our lives. some stay forever, some come and go.

the journey to becoming who i am today has been full of twists and turns, peaks and valleys, good and bad decisions, impulse, planning, spontaneity, peer pressure.

at 24, i’m still not 100% positive i know who i am. i…

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