We humans have an innate drive to be good at something. But for some of us—myself included—excelling in one area isn’t enough. We want to be good…at everything. But for the majority of us, this just isn’t a realistic expectation to have. The next time you feel down because you’re not doing well at something, here are eight things you can do to check yourself and reframe the situation.
My twenties were simultaneously some of the happiest years of my life and some of the most challenging. But I made it out the other side and into my 30s. For now, I’ll lend you some advice from someone who’s been there, done that with the decade in question. Here are 8 things I highly recommend you do to make the most of your twenties.
Many of us think that when we reach college, we’re past the stage of wanting to be “popular.” But the truth is, we’re still seeking that popularity—we’re just doing it in different ways. It’s a never-ending cycle of trying to be liked, finding and investing in new relationships, and stressing out if our circles aren’t big enough. But the truth is, having fewer friends isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it’s actually an incredible thing.