…ping through them. It’s afraid, that’s all. We all are. And in some ways, I think that’s beautiful. Because fear is just our innate human response to the idea that one day we’ll lose this life of ours. And this is just us, desperately clinging on to every last inch of it that we can.
I was going to send you a private message after reading this. But I’m going to respond publicly.
This was beautiful. Genuinely great. I’m a little bit lost for words so bare with me.
For about a decade, I bit my nails pretty much all the time. Part of that was because I was nervous a lot. But it wasn’t just a habit. Sometimes, I didn’t even know I was doing it until I had my fingers in my mouth. Wasn’t great in public — as you can imagine.
Never got diagnosed. But it certainly wasn’t normal.
Anyway, Life is unpredictable. We don’t know what each day, month, or year will hold. That’s outside of our control. But like I say all the time, the one thing you can always control is your mindset.
You have such an inspiring way of thinking. I have a feeling that this article of yours will impact so many people people in a positive way.
Think of it like a domino effect. When one person reads your work, they become inspired to help another person. And so the cycle continues. That’s how you improve and change the world.
I know this must have been difficult for you to write. It’s never easy writing down your thoughts and sharing them with thousands of strangers on the internet. But the effect you will have on people’s lives is incredible.
Emily, I don’t know you that well. And you don’t know me on a personal level either. But I admire you a lot. Not just your love of biscuits, but also your willingness to be emotionally vulnerable about how you feel. It’s beautiful.
Keep writing. Keep inspiring. Keep doing what you do best. You’re amazing.