I use to think that the closer we get to our thirties, the more “serious” we should start acting and viewing our lives. It’s also been a period in life that I’ve generally been afraid of reaching, out of fear of not being where I “should” be or not having achieved certain milestones — at least based on what society and others tell you. Over the past few years, I’ve learned and continued to appreciate the importance of slowing down in life, a lesson I believe everyone can gain great value from. 

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It comes for a visit every now and then, but usually fleetingly. When it’s here to stay, it walks right in, bags in hand, ready for room and board. I always wish for it to leave, but it’s here to settle in for good; and the most frustrating thing is that there’s no real reason for it to be here. I’ll be having the best days I’ve had in a long time, feeling well mentally, physically and emotionally, with nothing to worry about.

Which means there’s everything to worry about.

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