When I was a kid I thought your 20s were supposed to be fun, not filled with perpetual anxiety about financial stability and constantly feeling like an unaccomplished piece of shit.
That’s because it was fun for baby boomers and they basically gave us this impression it would always be like that, but then they ruined the economy.
brought to you by years of experience and disappointment and adjustment, backed up by scientific evidence not cited here, and generally meant to be more guidelines than an actual code
Step 1: Admit that you, as a normal human being, totally care about how many notes you get.
Step 2: Let It Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
2a) it’s like being really pissed
2b) and then letting the anger pass
2c) wash over you like a rock
2d) seriously holding onto anger and resentment is one of the worse things you can do to yourself
2e) so acknowledge you want notes, but don’t grab tight and make that your focus
Step 3: Say “screw everyone else what I write is awesome.”
3a) stop with the comparisons
3b) seriously STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS
3c) learn from others yes but STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS
3d) you are you and you are enough STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS
remember how i said jade is wise
when jade is wise jade is very very wise