I came across this post the other and found some of the advice helpful. So I thought I’d share it with you.
This isn’t my work, obviously. I’m just a 22-year-old ‘young buck’. But this man’s words really hit home with me and I’d like to pass on what he said. Why can’t they teach this in school?:
1.) No, he/she isn’t the only one. There are millions of people. Go meet more. Those aren’t your only friends. They are just your only friends NOW. You can make more, and often better, friends.
2.) Molehills, not mountains. Keep things in perspective. You might feel shitty because you fucked up about this one thing. In a year you probably won’t remember it and it will be inconsequential unless you keep chastising yourself for it. Everyone else is too busy being paranoid about themselves to have to remember every stupid thing you did.
3.) Chastising yourself and beating yourself up about things is useless. Take responsibility, do what you can to fix it, and…
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