Q. How can you focus on what really matters every day while there is still time? A. First decide what really matters.
One of the main reasons I felt like I didn’t “belong” as a teenager, was the bullshit story I was telling myself of WHY I didn’t belong.
Firstly, remember that feelings don’t just pop out of nowhere - THOUGHTS create feelings.
Whilst we are unable to undo evolutionary developments, we can try and combat it by changing the way we take on positive stimuli.
To thwart. To prevent (someone) from accomplishing something. To oppose successfully.
"I still have bad days. But I externalise it now and say how I'm feeling. Sometimes they may mean I need to take a break from groups of people and sometimes I need to be around people, sometimes I just want to be quiet and be left out of conversations."