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If Everything Sucks For You Right Now

In Uncategorized on October 28, 2014 at 11:43

Thought Catalog

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Sometimes everything sucks. It just does. You’re exhausted. You’re stressed. You’re down on yourself and you’re down on everyone else and nothing you’ve done has made you feel proud or excited or enthusiastic or even anything. Your greatest accomplishment has been emptying out your Hulu queue. Everything you write sucks. Everything you do sucks. You’ve resigned yourself to a life of mediocrity, because, maybe you could be the best at being average. Or the best at sucking the least. New goal: be the best at sucking the least.

Then, you do that thing which you’re never supposed to do, but you do it anyway because, hey, you’re already down here in the pit of your self-loathing, why not make this pit even less hospitable? You feel ashamed about everything sucking. You feel like, wait, shouldn’t I know how to not feel this way? You start feeling guilty, like…

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I Need A Reboot

In Personal, Reflection on October 25, 2014 at 12:12

Or at least I feel like I need one.

For the past couple of weeks, I feel like I’m gradually being pulled into this void– this void that I was once in– maybe more than once. Twice? Thrice? Maybe even more. Everything is just getting off-balanced and it feels rather horrible. Yeah, I definitely need a reboot. A restart. A realignment. A retuning. A reset. A re-whatever.