If I didn’t love myself

If I didn’t love myself, I wouldn’t be where I am today. I wouldn’t be able to push myself to try new things. I would learn that being comfortable is what’s most important and that self-growth doesn’t matter. I would learn to go with the flow and do what all my friends are doing because well, that’s what everyone’s doing. I would do what is expected of me and go day by day, no matter how stagnant things can be.

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Wanderlust

Whenever I hear the word ‘wanderlust’, my mind drifts to a place far, far away. A place full with adventure, beautiful scenery, and great food. The word simply ignites an almost magical and blissful feeling inside me. The word ‘wanderlust’ means a strong desire to travel but it’s so much more than that… From a person who has suffered from it’s paralyzing effects, I can say with great confidence and respect that it is a powerful, overwhelming feeling. It controls you in ways you wouldn’t have thought possible. If left untreated, you can see symptoms of depression, restlessness, and dissatisfaction.

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