“and, here’s the thing. you might be one of those who don’t have a five year plan. and, you’re so lost. and, you don’t know what you want to do with your life. and, you feel pressured from every direction to follow a certain path. and, the thing is no one tells you it’s okay not to know. so, i will. and, i think it’s better to be honest about not knowing instead of faking your way through a life that doesn’t belong to you. and, there are worse things than being lost. because you might find the person you’ve always dreamed of becoming. and, stop worrying about time. about checking off boxes of a fulfilled life before you’re thirty. because, your dreams will still be there. waiting, along with success until they’re ready for you. so, it’s okay. just to be. where you are. right now.”

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