Somewhere, the person you will be with and love foreverandeveramen is sitting down with a therapist to (finally) work through those issues. They’re starting to think about signing up for that online dating site.
They’re willing to actually listen when their friend tells them – for the fifth time – that they’ve got someone to set them up with. (You.)
Somewhere, the CEO of your dream company is thinking “You know, we really need to hire a few more people.” Someone is typing up a job description for your fantasy job – for which you are perfectly qualified. Someone is vacating a position that would be the right fit for you.
Somewhere, there’s an empty spot on a trivia team that only you can fill.
There’s a girls’ night out that needs someone who’s going shout “This is my jam!” and run onto an empty dance floor.
There’s a dreamy corner apartment that’s about to be vacated.
There’s a sweet little puppy that someone just found in a parking lot – and he’s waiting for you at the animal shelter.
Maybe these things aren’t quite ready. Maybe it’ll be a few more weeks (or months or years) before they’re ripe. But don’t worry. They’re coming.
If you heard the pep talks I have to give myself on an almost daily basis. Like, out loud! To amp myself up to file paperwork, or go to the bank, or break down that enormous cardboard box. I used to say “Get it together, Von Bargen” but that’s not very nice. So now I...
“Well. I'm clearly bad at this and I was wrong to even try and the answer is to GIVE UP IMMEDIATELY.” If you’ve ever muttered this to yourself, to your partner, to your cat - congratulations! You are human and you have a human brain! Figuring out which goals to...
I can see the tiny ‘like’ notifications piling up under the comment on my Instagram post. 12, 13, 14 likes. And honestly? I get it. Because the comment is so, so relatable. Who among us hasn’t done this? Who hasn’t spent weeks or months researching: How to launch...