I’ve heard from friends that have been close to me and a significant part of my life for a very long time, and from friends that I still adore but have drifted from me for quite a long time.
Our support network, in an ideal world, should begin with my family. Mine just reminded me that my support network does not include them
Never underestimate the power of your friends. They have skills and resources that you might not be aware of.
how does one choose to focus on the positive rather than dwell on the negative? Personally, I think it’s a choice.
It’s not easy applying for jobs that should be reserved for people just launching their career when you’ve already had a long and prestigious one behind you. Unfortunately, with retirement savings on the decline, retirement age increasing, social security cuts, and increasing financial burden on the elderly such as for medical insurance, more and more older Americans find themselves being forced into this position.
Beauty is a fleeting concept.
Have you ever noticed how people recovering from emotional wounds respond in a way very similar to those physically harmed?
It's a very large, very cold, very lonesome world. You're fortunate if you're not in it alone. My advice: act like it.
Nobody should have to stand alone, and yet we all feel as if we do on occasion. Even if they need to be alone, make sure they know that they are never really alone.
Maybe, just maybe, it's enough to be there when you can be, and enjoy yourself when joy is within our reach.