Lets be real: we know the pictures we see online of other people’s lives do not tell the whole story. Everyone only posts to their social media when they are happy or doing something cool. No one ever really shares the struggles/heartaches or difficulties of navigating through life.
I’ve had quite a few friends and acquaintances tell me over the last few months that:
“wow your life is amazing, you always travel! “
“your life is so exciting!”
“you’re living it up! I’m so jealous”
I appreciate these comments. I hope that my travels and my posts inspire people to get out and try new things. However, I do not lead an amazing life. It is not exciting. I’m just like you and everyone else. In fact, life is actually kind of crazy and stressful and in the last year I’ve had more downs than ups.
Last summer my mom got sick, the two guys I dated in the fall (not at the same time, but one after the other) each turned into bad experiences. Then just a couple months ago my dad got sick and needed major surgery…Read More