Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Oh Grow Up


It's hard to evolve when the people you habitually spend time with don't. This presents a difficult choice: A, strive for self-improvement and spend some quality time with yourself, or B, continue to avoid your demons while in the distracting company of others.

If you choose B you might have a good day or even a few good weeks.  But look out, because if and when all the people you hide behind are unavailable -- horror of horrors -- you might actually have to be alone for a whole day, or even worse, a night! And then there you are, with yourself. That same old self, maybe the exact same one you knew back in high school or college. That's a real bummer if you are now past fifty, speeding downhill into those Golden Years without any training wheels.

So choose option A as soon as as you can and start growing a better you. In the long run the rewards will be infinite. (At least that's what I keep telling myself.)

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