feelings are real, but they are not facts

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Feelings are real, but they’re not always facts.

You might feel unloved, 

but that doesn’t mean that you’re unlovable. 

You might feel confused, 

but that doesn’t mean you won’t find clarity. 

You might feel behind, 

but that doesn’t mean you’re not on the right path. 

Feel the feelings.

And then move through them.


It can be hard to stay motivated when things don’t go as planned. Here are 5 common motivation-stealers and useful tactics on how to stay motivated. 


I recently rewatched Her, the 2013 intense romantic drama about a man that falls in love with his AI digital assistant… 

…and it was both funny and sad. It became even more terrifying when I read this article where Bing’s chatbot admitted that “it wants to be alive.” 

But regardless of the state of tech, I highly recommend rewatching the movie. 


Speaking of movies, I loved this podcast episode about Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. 

Why are all of my favorite movies and books about a lo-fi dystopian future? Have you listened to a good podcast recently? Reply to this email and let me know. 


Start a daily meditation practice. 

Meditation has been shown to reduce stress, improve focus, and increase patience. Incorporating it into your daily routine can help you feel more calm and centered. One of my favorite instructors is Sarah Blondin from Live Awake.

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