8 Little Reminders For Anyone Who’s Struggling With Rejection

1. Rejection can seem scary, but it’s survivable. You might think you’re the only one who’s terrified of being rejected, but so many others have the same...

This Is For Anyone Who Feels Like They’re Never Going To Find Their Own...

If you are someone who is afraid that you’ll never find your path in life, that you’ll never hit your stride, that you’ll never discover what...

An Open Letter To Anyone Turning 30 This Year

We are turning 30 this year. It feels like just yesterday when we rollerbladed around the garage with Spice Girls playing in our Walkmans. We are...

5 Reasons You’ve Been Feeling Uninspired In 2020

1. You’re not taking good enough care of your mental health. Your physical and mental health can get tied together. If you’re not in a good space,...

What Each Zodiac Is Desperately Trying To Change About Themselves

Aries You’re trying to work on your short-temper. You’re learning not to explode every time the smallest little thing goes wrong. Taurus You’re trying to work on your co-dependency....

You’re Allowed To Start Over In Your Twenties

You’re not supposed to have everything figured out in your twenties. Your twenties might be the point when you have to start from scratch. It might...

6 Reminders When Your Dreams Are Taking Forever To Reach

1. If you give up on yourself then there’s zero chance you’re going to succeed. However, if you keep going, if you keep putting in the...

Maybe You Don’t Need A Reinvention, Maybe You Just Need To Be A Little...

Maybe you don’t need a reinvention. Maybe you don’t need to change your life. Maybe you are not seven steps, a move, a job, a goal, a relationship...

Read This When You’re 28 And Starting Over

I feel like I am 18 again. Wide-eyed and faced with too many big decisions. I am too young to decide how I want to live the...

30 Things You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed About Doing In Your Twenties

A few people from Ask Reddit share what they used to be embarrassed about doing — but aren’t anymore! 1. Saying how you feel. 2. Unwrapping a tampon...

When You Feel Yourself Burning Out, You’re Allowed To Slow Down

When you feel yourself burning out, you’re allowed to admit it. You don’t have to pretend you’re fine and keep going about your life as usual....

30 Things That Aren’t As Rude As You Think

Ask Reddit knows it’s okay to do what’s best for yourself, even though it might feel rude. 1. Leaving a party/function early, or even at a...

6 Reminders To Read When Others Try To Invalidate Your Feelings

1. Calling you crazy is a way for them to ignore your voice. You shouldn’t feel bad when someone accuses you of overreacting because it says more about...

You Are Allowed To Revise Your Dreams, Don’t Let Anybody Tell You Differently

If you’re like most people, there will probably come a time in your life when you are faced with the realization that the things you once...

6 Ways Procrastination Is Ruining Your Life

1. You’re stripping yourself of the chance to learn. Failure isn’t a curse you should avoid at all costs. It’s a blessing in disguise. It can...

This Is How To Start Over, Even If You’re Staying Right Where You Are

When it’s time to start over, you won’t know you’re at the start of a new beginning, because all it will feel like is an overwhelming...

The Happiest Humans Embrace Failure 

Failure means you put yourself out there. You were brave enough to try, to take a chance on yourself, to test your own limitations. You might have...

10 Things You Will Start To Feel When A Big Life Change Is Around...

By Brianna Wiest Updated August 21, 2020 Photo by Jamie Fenn on Unsplash By Brianna Wiest Updated August 21, 2020 Photo by Jamie Fenn on Unsplash Sometimes when our lives are about...

6 Things To Remember When You’re Falling Behind On Your Goals

1. You don’t have to stick to a specific timeline. When you were a teenager, you probably had a good idea of where you wanted to...

Sometimes, Your Fear Means You’re Moving In The Right Direction

Your fear might be holding you back. It might be trapping you in place. It might be convincing you to settle for what you already have...

8 Things To Measure Your Progress By That Aren’t Just Productivity

Progress is not just steady forward movement. It’s also the willingness to slow down, take stock, ground, uproot, shift, change, and move forward in a way that’s...

Why You Need To Stop Letting Other People Determine Your Self-Worth

When you look at the world, you see the world. You have a new experience of the world each day, constantly formulating and reformulating perspectives and opinions,...

30 Signs Someone Has Zero Manners And Doesn’t Care About Anyone Other Than Themselves

Ask Reddit cannot stand when people don’t use manners. 1. When I’m out with a friend and we meet someone they know but I don’t, and that...

You Don’t Have To Suffer To Reach Your Dreams

You don’t have to burn out in order to reach your dreams. You don’t have to work yourself until you’re exhausted. You don’t have to keep...

You Can Reach Your Dreams Without Burning Yourself Out

When you work yourself too hard, your mental health is going to take a hit. You might not even realize what’s happening to you until it’s...

15 Examples Of Toxic Femininity We Don’t Talk About Enough

You’ve heard of toxic masculinity — but Ask Reddit is here to talk about toxic femininity. 1. “When are you having kids?” or “I just don’t see...

It Is Okay To Walk Away From Those Who Do Not Know How To...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wl_RS1VNV_w As human beings sometimes we have to give ourselves permission to walk away, to lay down our love, to be honest and aware with our hearts...

7 Surprisingly Beautiful Things I Learned From Failure

1. If you really want something, failure isn’t going to stop you for long. You’re going to get up and try again. You’re going to learn...

35 Soft Hearted People Share Their Wholesome Secrets

These wholesome secrets from Ask Reddit will make you believe most people are good deep down. 1. When I was very young, I was told all dogs...

8 Stupidly Simple Ways To Unwind When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

1. Cancel plans without feeling guilty about it. Call out of work. Reschedule plans with your friends. Give family members a rain check. Don’t feel guilty...

7 Brutally Honest Reasons Why I Keep Cutting People Out Of My Life 

1. I’ve spent most of my life as a pushover — and am done with it. I’m done allowing people to walk over me. I’m done...

How To Differentiate Between Genuine Connection And Toxic Attachment, Because You Deserve Something Real

We can very easily mistake attachment for love. We can very easily mistake gripping, and clasping at a relationship for fighting for it, for caring in...

6 Signs You Should Fight The Urge To Be Productive And Take A Break

1. You aren’t feeling well — physically or mentally. If you’re having trouble rolling out of bed, either because you feel sick to your stomach or...

7 Reasons You Never Get Anything Accomplished

1. You have a million ideas — but you lose steam halfway to your goals. You never follow through on your plans. You will come up...

Stop Comparing Yourself To Others And Focus On Your Own Healing, Relationships, And Successes 

Focus on your own journey. Stop comparing yourself to everyone else. Stop telling yourself that you’re a failure, that you’re falling behind, that you have so...

30 Little Moments That Suggest You Are Slowly Beginning To Heal

1. When you realize that though nostalgia feels like a comforting place to live, the path ahead holds much more promise and much more hope. 2. When...

5 Ways Your Pessimism Is Destroying Your Happiness, Your Career, And Your Relationships

1. You assume you aren’t going to succeed, so you set yourself up for disappointment. Instead of asking out someone cute, you assume they would never want to...

6 Things That Happen When You Work Yourself Too Hard

1. You never stop to celebrate your wins. You dwell on your failures, but whenever you achieve something special, you barely take any time to acknowledge it....

5 Reminders For When You Feel Yourself Burning Out 

1. You’re going to do your best work with a clear mind. You don’t want to skip meals and miss out on hours of sleep in...

You Have To Make The Most Of The Chances Life Gives To You

We often get paralyzed in the concept of is this right? Should I wait? Is there anything better? Should I settle? How do I know if...

11 Signs You’re Healing Past Trauma You Didn’t Even Know You Had

Trauma is sneaky in that it is subtle. It is so subtle, in fact, we can allow it to become normalized to the point that we...

6 Things You’re Accidentally Mistaking For Failure 

1. You aren’t seeing the results you want to see. Nothing is going to change overnight. Just because you can’t physically see how much you’ve accomplished...

5-Minute Activities That You Should Add To Your Routine To Boost Your Physical And...

If you have five minutes to spare, don’t forget to do these easy activities from Ask Reddit. 1. Clean your cell phone screen! It’s dirtier than you...

25 Toxic Things You Learned When You Were Little That You Need To Wipe...

When you have kids of your own, Ask Reddit wants you to be careful what you teach them. 1. “If he’s mean to you he likes you.”...

5 Signs You Should Change Your Relationship, Your Career, Or Your Whole Life

1. You are constantly wondering whether you’re following the right path. It’s natural to daydream about the different forks in the road you could’ve taken, or...

6 Reminders For Soft Hearts Who Are Terrified Of Conflict

1. You’re allowed to voice your opinion. You don’t have to keep your emotions bottled up inside in order to keep the peace. It’s not your responsibility to...

When You Want Something, You Don’t Give Up After The First Failure 

Your goals aren’t going to be easy to achieve. You aren’t going to wake up one day and magically have everything you’ve dreamed about simply because...

This Is America, Where Black Employees Face A Different Kind Of Death

I work for a local mental health agency where I serve clients living with severe and persistent mental illness. I work on a multidisciplinary team that...

Don’t Settle, Stay In One Place, Or Hold Yourself Back

Don’t stay in one place when you’re ready to leave. Don’t allow your history to tether you to the past. You don’t have to keep repeating...

30 Signs Your Self-Confidence Is Dangerously Low And You Need To Learn To Love...

If you relate to these behaviors mentioned on Ask Reddit, your confidence is a little too low. You need to work on loving yourself. 1. Using...

This Is What Pole Dancing Taught Me About Self-Love

“You should take a pole dance class with me,” a friend once told me. My stomach churned as if it were performing backflips. I never thought of...

A Definitive List Of Things I Wish I Knew 5 Years Ago

1. The more you try to please others without first pleasing yourself, or questioning if it aligns with your truth, the more you will lose. 2. You...

These 30 Little Things Are Always A Bad Idea, Especially In Your Twenties

Be careful, because according to Ask Reddit, the following things are ALWAYS a bad idea. 1. To say what you are thinking at the moment you’re furious....

This Is Your Reminder That Your Intensity Is Beautiful

Webster defines the word intense as “existing in an extreme degree”. The sound of this word hitting my ears after it’s been hurled at me from...

If You Want A Writing Career, You Can’t Do These 6 Things

It took me two years, from start to finish, to create my new novel, Forget Her. I learned a lot about writing along the way, from...

30 Dick Moves That Will Make You Lose Friends And Stay Single

If you pull any of these dick moves, Ask Reddit has a problem with you (and so will everyone else). 1. Making plans with someone and...

8 False Beliefs You Need To Eradicate If You Want To Become Your Mentally...

Life doesn’t get easier, we get stronger. We get stronger not because we necessarily become tougher, but because we learn. We learn how to think, what to do,...

Your Reaction To Your Failures Matters Much More Than Your Actual Failures

It doesn’t matter how talented you are or how much effort you put into something. Things aren’t always going to turn out the way you expected....

40 Invaluable Pieces Of Advice From People Over 40 Who Are Happy With Their...

These pieces of advice from Ask Reddit are invaluable. 1. Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts. Don’t put up with people who are reckless with...

8 Surprising Facts About Human Memory 

I’ve recently written a science-fiction novel about an island resort where your worst memories are temporarily removed so you can have a stress-free, relaxing vacation. Here are...

29 Psychological Tricks That Will Make You More Trustworthy, Likable, And Productive

These psychological tricks from Ask Reddit are going to help you get ahead in life. 1. Doing something you’re avoiding by just doing the smallest possible...

PSA: I’m Fat And I Get To Love Myself Anyway

Hopefully you haven’t clicked on this with the expectation of reading some marshmallow, body positive, “it gets better” article. I sincerely apologize if you did, but...

Everything My Mother Taught Me About Life Before She Passed Away

I understand that not every single person in this world has been as lucky as I have been to have a parent that showed up for...

35 Things Girls With Soft Hearts Should Stop Being Ashamed About

Ask Reddit is here to remind you that you should feel ashamed of any of these things about yourself because you are beautiful. 1. Not being in...

6 Motivational Reminders For When You’re Having Trouble Concentrating

1. Sometimes a break seems counterproductive, but it’s actually what’s going to get you back on track. If you’ve been pushing yourself to get things done,...

30 Seemingly ‘Nice’ Habits That Are Accidentally Making You Look Like A Total Asshole

According to Ask Reddit, it doesn’t always pay to be nice. 1. Someone holding the door for you when you are too far away so you have...

7 Reminders For When You Feel Like You’re Stuck In The Same Exact Place

1. It’s up to you to change the course you’re currently on. You can’t wait around for someone to offer you a sparkling new opportunity. You...

30 Misleading Pieces Of Advice About Love, Happiness, And Success That Will Lead You...

Be careful, because these pieces of advice mentioned on Ask Reddit can be misleading. 1. “Never give up!” Like sometimes it’s okay and even better for you...

The Truth Is, Sometimes You’re Going To Get Screwed Over

There are going to be times when you do everything right — when you make the right decisions, when you take the right steps — and...

33 Things You’ve Been Lied To About Your Whole Life

1. No one was ever burned at the Salem witch trials. They were all either hanged, died in jail, or crushed by rocks. 2. It’s not dangerous...

4 Signs You Maybe Need To Reevaluate And Start All Over Again

No one wants to give up on something that they have been pursuing for years. No one wants to leave the person they have always envisioned...

Read This When You Are Finding It Difficult To Love Yourself

Self love is such a difficult process to navigate, not only because it takes time, and patience, and tenderness, but because there’s also this shame that...

When You’re Scared About Your Future, Remind Yourself The Present Matters More

When you’re scared about your future, remind yourself that there’s no possible way to know what’s going to happen to you tomorrow. You can never predict...

Stop Fighting For Relationships, Fight For Yourself

When you have a soft heart, it’s natural to fight to keep important people in your life. You see the best in them. You want to...

Deep Rest Is Also A Form Of Productivity, And Maybe That’s What You Need...

Maybe the most productive thing you can do right now is grant yourself a period of deep rest. Maybe the most productive thing you can do right...

Even Now, You Are Still Growing Through The Storm

I know it seems like all progress has been derailed. I know it seems like the world has caved in on itself and will never again return. I...

6 Subtle Signs You Don’t See Your Own Worth

1. Whenever someone flirts with you, or admits to having feelings for you, you’re suspicious. A part of you assumes they’re joking. Even if they’re serious,...

You Can’t Stop Time, So You Might As Well Be Productive

Time is going to pass, no matter what you do. You can’t stop it. You can’t change it. So you might as well make the most...

If You Want A Happier Life, You Need To Trust Yourself More

You need to trust yourself more. You need to stop second guessing yourself, stop doubting yourself, stop assuming you don’t know what the hell you’re talking...

The More You Worry, The Less You Live

You can’t stop yourself from worrying. You can’t turn off your emotions like a light switch. You can’t control whether or not your mind goes in...

I Am Slowly Learning How To Say No

I am slowly learning standards are about more than what you’re willing to settle for when it comes to dating. It also involves what you’re willing...

Tarot for Coronavirus—This Week‘s Collective Energy To Guide You Through The Covid-19 Pandemic

We are living through extraordinary times. You may be feeling like you could use some advice right now, beyond how to make a mask out of...

33 Ways To Better Yourself While You’re Trapped At Home Going Stir Crazy  

If you want to improve yourself while you’re stuck at home, here are a few ideas from people on Ask Reddit. They’re here to explain how...

30 Pieces Of Validation For Women In Their 30s

Can you validate me for a moment? No matter what the words read on the screen, the request is always the same. Tell me my gut feeling is...

10+ Ways To Slightly Improve Your Life Under Quarantine

In case you’ve been living under a rock, the coronavirus is happening. And it’s happening right now. However, just because you are under quarantine doesn’t mean...

21+ Tips For Working From Home During Coronavirus Quarantine

We scoured the web and discovered the best work from home tips to help you stay productive during the COIVD-19 outbreak. With coronavirus running rampant throughout...

There Is No Such Thing As Falling Behind, There Is Not Just One Way...

Here is a sentence that will either disrupt your worldview or free you, and probably both: Everybody is having the exact experience that they are meant to...

Read This When You Know What You Need To Heal, But Don’t Know How

If you know that you need to heal but don’t know where to begin, you will need to trust the process. You will need to trust the...

Not Everyone Is Going To Heal The Way You Did, And They’re Not Supposed...

At this moment, everyone you know is having the exact experience that they need to have. This is hard to accept sometimes. When we see someone we love...

Another Person’s Success Script Is Never Going To Give You The Life You Want

I know how tempting it is to want to look to the people you idolize and mimic their exact life choices. I know how soothing it is...

‘Overcorrecting’ Is The Self-Sabotaging Behavior That Keeps Ambitious Women Stuck

If you are an ambitious person, you have undoubtedly fallen into the trap of overcorrecting, and honestly, you’re probably doing it right now. Overcorrecting is what happens...

This Is How You Will Know If You’re Actually On The Wrong Path In...

Sometimes, it isn’t always clear that we are on the wrong path in life until we are too far down it to easily turn around. We have...

6 Easy Ways To Protect Your Inner Peace

We live in a world of constant stimulation, much of which is the bad kind. We are almost always surrounded by people, and if not, we are...

Everyone Grieves In Their Own Way, So Stop Judging Someone Else’s Process

No two people experience grief the same way. There is no one right way to do it. When you see someone go through a loss, sometimes, you empathize,...

This Is The Year You Let Go Of Everything You Can’t Imagine Having In...

This is the year that you clear your path so that you can finally see the light on the horizon. This is the year that you stop...

25 Limiting Beliefs That Are Holding You Back From Your Own Success

Your mindset is what’s constructing your life. If your brain is the hardware, your mindset is the software. It’s telling you how to function, what to do,...

The Honest Truth About The People Who Drive You Completely Insane

In life, we come across many people who embody everything we do not want to be. Given that most people are generally predisposed to be kind and...

Trying To Make Your Life Perfect Is What’s Preventing It From Being Good Enough

In life, there’s something called the law of reverse effort. Reverse effort is why sand sits in your palm when it’s open and relaxed, but slips through...

30 Motivational Tips From People Who Hate Exercising (But Do It Anyway)

If you’re having trouble exercising, you should try these tips from Ask Reddit. 1. I always keep in mind that I’m only cheating myself one way or...

Loving Yourself Sucks, Hating Yourself Is Easy 

The hardest thing you will ever learn to do is love yourself. It’s so much easier to be a pessimist, a cynic, a downer. It’s easier to...

You Feel Like You’re Alone, But That’s A Lie

You might feel like you’re alone because everyone else looks like they have their lives together. Because everyone else seems to be moving at a healthy...

The First Step To Self-Care Is Actually Giving A Shit About Yourself

The first step to self-care is deciding you matter. You deserve to feel confident. You deserve to feel loved. You deserve to feel whole. You have to...

You’re Meant To Heal What Hurts You, You’re Not Supposed To Live In Pain...

Pain is a normal part of life, but that doesn’t mean it’s a necessary part of life. Too many people live as though suffering will help them...

5 Stupidly Simple Ways To Feel More Present To Deepen Your Relationships And Strengthen...

1. Delete social media from your phone. You’ve probably been told to step away from social media a million times — and it’s never going to...

Stop Faulting Other People For Crossing Boundaries You Never Set In The First Place

Your entire life is constructed of boundaries. Your coworkers know how to treat you because of your office culture, because of your company’s policies, because of common...

I’m Slowly Learning To Put In Effort For Me, Myself, And I 

I’m slowly learning other people aren’t always going to recognize how much effort I put into things. Other people aren’t always going to congratulate me when...

The Happiest Girls Are The Ones Who Keep Going, Going, Going

The happiest girls aren’t happy all of the time. There are moments when they break down in bathrooms, when they cry into pillowcases, when they feel...

6 Things You Can’t Give A Shit About Or You’re Going To Lose Your...

1. How much older you’re getting. Instead of freaking out about your age and worrying that you’re running out of time to reach certain milestones, you...

This Year, Please Stop Fighting Battles You Can’t Win

Please stop fighting battles you cannot win. Please stop trying to shop your way into self-esteem. Please stop trying to convince people to love you when they...

50 Stupidly Simple Reminders To Become Your Best Self 

1. It’s one thing not to care what others think. It’s another not to own a mirror. 2. People who say they are brutally honest tend to...

55 Wise Words For Twenty-Somethings Struggling In ‘The Real World’

These pieces of advice from Ask Reddit will prepare you for the real world. 1. Growth doesn’t feel like growth. It feels like survival. Don’t forget to...

In 2020, When You Fail, Get Off Your Ass And Try Again

In 2020, stop assuming the worst about yourself. Stop assuming you’re better off quitting while you’re ahead because you’re never going to make it anyway. Stop...

11 Things People Don’t Realize They’re Doing Because Of Toxic Perfectionism

By Chrissy Stockton Updated December 22, 2019 Processed with VSCO with a8 preset Toxic perfectionism doesn’t mean you’re always perfect. It doesn’t mean you only got As in school....

When The Time Is Right

I want you to listen to me clearly – things do not get better straight away. They always take time. Moving on from hurtful experiences can take days,...

Your Authentic Self Has No Competition, It’s Only A Struggle When You’re Trying To...

I know it’s easy to feel like it’s you against the world. I know it’s almost instinctive to think that the competition is outside of you, that...

The People You Envy Are Not Your Enemies, They Are Your Mentors

Envy is a shadow emotion. It’s the dark side of desire, and it shields itself as so many different things. We often don’t realize that we’re jealous of...

I Wonder If My Rapist Knows He’s A Rapist?

By Chrissy Stockton Updated November 19, 2019 Processed with VSCO with f2 preset Writer’s note: Rape is a sensitive topic so please think carefully about whether you’d like to...

When You Start Showing Up Fully In Your Life, You Stop Caring About Who...

The way we see other people is often a reflection of how we see ourselves. In fact, it is our most extreme reactions to other people that...

The Truth About Changing Your Life Is That It Is Often Means Doing Less,...

The beginning of a self-transformation requires action, but the end of it requires something deeper, something harder, something you’ve probably never realized before. While doing more will...

Your Life Becomes The Sum Of What You Tolerate

In an ideal world, life would amount to the sum of our intentions. Good things would happen to good people; we’d be measured by our heart and...

Being Successful Requires You To Be Okay With Discomfort, Self-Mastery Requires You To Fall...

The journey to bliss often begins in the last place you’d expect: discomfort. The truth is that to really heal, to really ascend, to really deeply and...

Please Remember Your Instagram Isn’t Going To Flash Before Your Eyes When You Die

When you get to the end of your life, you aren’t going to be scrolling back through your posts, reminiscing. You aren’t going to think back to...

How To Close Out A 10 Year Cycle Of Being Bad At Dating

10 years ago I was a tiny baby angel in my early 20’s. I had just escaped a cult (but I wouldn’t call it that for...

10 Things To Remember During The Last 4 Months Of 2019

Summer holds a certain kind of possibility in it. A bit of a haze that hangs above us, like something good might happen at any moment....

Read This If You Feel Like Nothing You Have Or Do Ever Feels Quite...

If you feel as though nothing you have or do is ever quite enough, it’s not because everyone is superseding you in life. It’s not because you...

The Harsh Truth About Healing That They Will Never Tell You In Therapy

What they don’t tell you about healing is that it isn’t peaceful. What they don’t tell you is that healing is not a linear progression in which...

How To Not Let Perfectionism Ruin Your Art

I’ve started painting again. I used to do oil painting and now I’m learning watercolors. I’ve never really used them before so I’m a complete beginner....

We All Deserve Redemption | Thought Catalog

Jezebel is a blog that runs articles making fun of people for a range of normal human behavior to true outliers of people being self-serving,...

Nobody Is Forcing You To Hold Onto Your Baggage But You

Did you know that if baby elephants are chained to a tree when they are young, they will remain by the tree when they are full...

Why Some People Never Outgrow Their Childish Behaviors And End Up Completely Unhappy In...

Something that you don’t learn about life until it’s often too late is that growth is not inevitable, it’s optional. We often grow up assuming that one...

Don’t Let The Fear Of Failure Stop You From Trying

Society puts so much emphasis on success that it prevents many of us from going after our dreams – from going after what makes us happy,...

2019 Is The Year Of Shedding, 2020 Is The Year Of Becoming

This is the year that you let go. Of the old clothes, the debts, the weight, the half-assed relationships, the opinions of people who aren’t an active...

This Is The Dark Truth About Highly Ambitious People That Nobody Wants To Admit

The truth about highly ambitious people is that they have a hunger in them that nothing can quite fill. The truth is that they are driven beyond...

You Cannot Save Everyone, Nor Are You Meant To

The truth about wounded healers is that the person they most want to save is really just themselves. The truth about every healer is that they were,...

Six Things To Remember When It’s Time To Actually Move On

One, he’s gone. He’s not coming back. He is now a wind passing to your window, forcing you to remember the smell of his breath and the...

The Worst Parts About Seeing The World In Black And White

When you see the world in black and white, your opinion changes by the hour. You switch between loving certain humans and hating them. When someone hurts...

If You Keep Procrastinating, You’ll Never Be Happy, Fulfilled, Or Successful 

Stop looking for signs you should send the first text or move across the country or apply for a new position. If you’re looking for signs...

I Feel Better Since I’ve Stopped Caring 

I’ve stopped caring about the way my actions make me look. I have a soft heart. I have strong morals. I’m not going to screw over...

What Happens When Your Anxiety Tethers You To The House

When your anxiety keeps you tethered to the house, you worry you’re missing out on something. You worry you’re wasting away your youth. You worry you’re...

I Can’t Always Be The Positive, Inspirational Girl

It’s easy for me to tell other people everything is going to be okay. It’s easy for me to encourage others to keep thinking positive. But...

You’re Not Going To Make It Unless You Believe In Yourself 

You’re not going to make it unless you put in the effort — and you’re not going to put in the effort if you keep doubting...

As Soon As You Master Where You Are, It’s Time To Move Onto The...

You spend so much time working to find your footing in the phase of life you’re in. You spend so much time trying to master the...

You Aren’t A Failure | Thought Catalog

You aren’t a screwup. You are’t as bad as the little voice in the back of your head warns you. You have to stop thinking of yourself...

31 One-Sentence Reminders For When You Are Feeling Like You’re Not Quite Enough

1. You will never be good enough for yourself when your goal is to be good enough for someone else. 2. Those who have no intention of...

9 Things My Younger Self Would Be Surprised To Learn About Me

1. How little I care about certain family and friends. I’ve cut so many people out of my world who used to be close to me....

Read This If You Are Afraid Of Healing

Healing is ugly. Healing is painful. There’s no other way to put it. Healing means confronting a heartbreak, head on, and feeling the pain and the...

You Aren’t Going To Grow Unless You Take Risks

You aren’t going to grow unless you step outside of your comfort zone. You have to give up the fear of embarrassment, because all of the...

Stop Rushing The Timing Of Your Life, You Do Not Have To Accomplish Everything...

It is important to set deadlines for your dreams. It’s not just important, it’s crucial. It’s the difference between ideas and goals, hopes and plans. You have to...

Nothing At All Needs To Be Perfect, Especially You

If you’re in the middle of overthinking and your thoughts are exhausting you think about this – nothing at all needs to be perfect. Your thoughts of...

11 Ways To Be Productive When You’re Sick (Or Too Lazy To Move Around)

When you’re a workaholic, one of the most frustrating things about being sick is how much time you’re wasting. If you don’t want to feel like...

Your Worst Moments Will Inspire Your Biggest Changes

Sometimes, your worst moments put your priorities into perspective. Sometimes, your worst moments make you realize you need to make a change. Sometimes, your worst moments...

I’m Trying (And Failing) To Become The Best Version Of Myself

I’m actively trying to become the best version of myself but there are days when it feels like I’m only pretending I’ve made progress. There are...

The Happiest Girls Are The Ones Who Aren’t Treating Life Like A Competition

You might have a habit of falling for the wrong boys. You might have spent years in a toxic relationship. You might have assumed you would...

How To Love Yourself By An Imperfect Person Who Is Actually (Sometimes) Doing It!

It seems like such a silly thing to say that I’ve struggled for a long time to accept myself. It’s almost too obvious. I think the...

Don’t You Dare Give Up On Yourself

I know you’re frustrated. I know you’re having a hard time believing things are going to get better. I know you want the pain to stop,...

You Aren’t Going To Get Better Unless You Put In The Effort

You aren’t going to get better by following the same routine day after day, by refusing to make changes, by remaining in your comfort zone. You aren’t...

Loving Yourself Doesn’t Mean You Think You’re Perfect

Loving yourself doesn’t mean you’re happy with every single aspect of your face, body, and personality. It doesn’t mean you are immune to self-consciousness and insecurity....

Maybe I’ll Love Myself Anyway

Today I looked at myself in the mirror, which usually wouldn’t be noteworthy. Because, well, I won’t lie, I look at myself in the mirror all...

I Am Slowly Learning Your Comfort Zone Can Suffocate You

I am slowly learning you can’t remain in the same space forever. In order to grow, you have to stretch your limits. You have to take...

55 Harsh Truths You Have To Accept, No Matter How Shitty They Seem

Here are a few harsh truths about the real world brought to you from Ask Reddit.  1. No matter how much anyone likes you or loves you,...

When Your Hard Work Hasn’t Been Paying Off

When you take two steps back, you might feel like a failure. You might feel like you’ve let yourself down. You might feel embarrassed about your...

44 Tips That Socially Awkward 20-Somethings Should Use To Make More Friends

If you’re socially awkward, here are a few tips on how to feel more comfortable in conversations from Ask Reddit.  1. Many people find complaining and pointing...

When You Need To See A Therapist (But Still Aren’t Seeing A Therapist) 

When you need to see a therapist, you say the words to yourself all the time. You cry your eyes out in the bathroom and think...

This Is How You Start To Let Go, Even If You Don’t Feel Like...

You cannot force yourself to let go, no matter how much you know you want to. You cannot force something out of your brain space, no matter...

Girls, You’re Allowed To Be Angry 

Stop worrying about coming across as a bitch. You’re not a bitch for speaking your mind. You’re not a bitch for expecting respect. You’re not a...

33 Tips For Night Owls Who Want To Wake Up Earlier

If you’re sick of sleeping until noon, here are some tips from Ask Reddit on how to wake up earlier. 1. Have something you look forward to...

A Short List Of Things I Lost When I Wasn’t Paying Attention

Any number of circumstances can make us lose sight of things which are important, or lose parts of ourselves without even realizing, not until it’s too...

I Invited Complete Strangers Over For Dinner And This Is What Happened

Back in November of 2018, I did a project called ’50 acts of kindness.’ From baking cookies for all my neighbors to handing out roses on...

Seeing The Best In People Can Backfire On You

Seeing the best in people can backfire on you. It can encourage you to give out second chances to people who never even deserved a first....

50 Inspirational Reminders You Need To Soothe Your Soft Heart 

Here are a few tiny, beautiful reminders from Ask Reddit. 1. Time will pass whether you do nothing or you do something, so you might as well...

Sometimes, You Have To Ask For What You Deserve

Some people aren’t going to treat you the way you deserve until you stand up for yourself, speak your mind, and demand better treatment. Is that fair?...

This Is What It Means To Glow Up, Because It’s Not About Proving The...

Your glow up might not be something others can see. It might not come across as a shift on the surface. In a world of revenge bodies...

30 Important Reminders You Probably Need To Hear Right Now

Answers found on Ask Reddit 1. Cancel that one subscription you signed up for free before it charges you. 2. We judge others by their actions and ourselves...

You Can Fight With Everything You Have, But What Isn’t Right For You Will...

There is nothing that you can do to win someone, or something, that is not meant to be yours. You can fight with everything you have. You...

A Spotify Playlist For When Everything Feels Too Much

1. Nights – Frank Ocean For when you’re spinning out about the nonsense of the world and you just need to vibe and fantasize about what it’d be...

In Honor Of Mother’s Day, 50 Daughters Share The Best Advice Their Moms Ever...

This thread from Ask Reddit should inspire you to thank your mom this Mother’s Day! 1. “You will never have to live this day again.” She said...

19 Reassuring Things To Remind Yourself Every Day

You’ve made it to another day and maybe this day will be your best yet. Maybe this day will be your hardest yet. Or maybe it...

This Is Your 30 Day Bravery Guide: Challenge Yourself To Live Loudly, Boldly, And...

You can’t live the life you owe yourself without living it loudly, boldly, and without apology. We all have the power to do so, but we...

Introverts, Here Are 40 Jobs That Don’t Involve Too Much Social Interaction

If you’re an introvert, here are some job suggestions from Ask Reddit. 1. I used to work at a cactus nursery and it was an introvert dream....

Loving Yourself Doesn’t Mean Resisting Change

Loving yourself doesn’t mean pretending you are perfect. Loving yourself doesn’t mean denying you have flaws. Loving yourself doesn’t mean refusing to work on yourself. In fact, taking active...

35 Bad Habits That Scream ‘I’m Not A Good Person’

Answers found on Ask Reddit 1. Not taking personal responsibility for your actions. 2. Purposefully withholding important information from someone for your own self-preservation or selfish reasons. 3. Someone...

9 Lessons I Learned This Year That Made Me Feel Better About Life

1. Life is just a series of the same experiences over and over. When I first moved to DC after college, I was always jealous of...

When You’re The Girl Who Overthinks

When you’re the girl who overthinks, everything becomes more complex. You analyze every little detail — every text, every glance, every change in demeanor. Like a...

50 Pieces Of Advice That Sound Like Total Bullshit That Are Actually Pretty Useful

These cliche pieces of advice from Ask Reddit are more helpful than they sound. 1. Don’t suffer future pain. In other words, worrying about all the stuff...

Making Yourself A Priority Makes You Look Like An Asshole 

You’re told to love yourself. You’re encouraged to put yourself first. You’re promised it’s not selfish to do what’s best for your own mental health. But, for...

50 Toxic Things Every Girl Should Stop Romanticizing About Love, Life, And Relationships

If you want to live a happy, fulfilled life, stop romanticizing these toxic behaviors mentioned on Ask Reddit.  1. First time sex. Sometimes it doesn’t go well,...

Actually, You Can’t Always Make Time For What’s Most Important To You

There’s a difference between someone treating you worse than you deserve and someone genuinely lacking enough time to spend with you. No, you shouldn’t waste your time...

Give Yourself Time To Sit In Silence

When was the last time you sat down in the discomfort of your silence? When was the last time you fell in love with your spirit?...

Maybe Our Life Purpose Is To Live Out Every Moment

I believe that in every person’s life, one of the biggest internal battles waged in each of us is over the questions: What am I doing...

Prove To The Universe That You’re Ready To Go All In, And See How...

It is not enough just to ask. It is not enough just to visualize the outcome, to imagine your next level life, to know with complete clarity...

Read This When You Can’t Decide Between What Your Heart Wants And What Your...

From the time you’re little, everyone offers you advice on how to navigate your mind and heart. They’ll tell you to follow your gut, trust your...

I’m Slowly Learning What It Means To ‘Be The Bigger Person’ 

I’m slowly learning being the bigger person is not about offering unlimited forgiveness, regardless of the offense. It’s not about allowing someone to get away with hurting...

Maybe Right Now Your Journey Isn’t About Love

Maybe right now, your journey isn’t about love. Maybe right now, your journey is about being alone. Maybe this is the season you are being challenged —...

Healing Yourself Is The Most Uncomfortable, Disruptive, Important Thing You Will Ever Do

Healing your mind is not the same thing as healing your body. When you’re wounded, you often go through a progressive,  linear repair. You get better,...

Self-Love Is The Best Form Of Healing

Self-love is the best remedy. It’s the best form of healing. Self-love helps you move on with ease when you truly look back on certain experiences...

Why It’s Hard To Love Yourself If You’re An Empath

Empathy is an interesting gift to have. Being an empath means you are highly sensitive and emotional and can sometimes confuse others’ emotions as your own. Sure,...

Another Person Is Not A Salve To Your Wounds, So Stop Relying On Others...

You probably already know that another person can complete you. There is nobody that can fit into the god and self and love-sized gaps within you....

Every Useful Thing My Therapist Has Ever Told Me

1.    It’s okay to disappoint your parents. It’s not okay to disappoint yourself. 2.    Don’t believe everything you read in self-help books. They’re simply guidelines, not the map to...

Finding Love In God’s Roadblocks

Heartbreak. Rejection. Failure. All these determinants at the moment don’t feel like blessings in disguise but that’s exactly what they are. Learning to trust God’s plan when...

It May Take A While But What’s Meant For You Will Always Find Its...

It may take months or years but what’s meant for you will always find its way to you. It may take a lot of patience, a lot...