Current Jams: What the Fuck?-If/Then Original Soundtrack
I am clearly being hyperbolic for the sake of entertainment, I actually like living with my parents. But the point is I think the millenial masses have been mislead; it is a crock of shit that we should have anything figured out at 26, let alone everything. I've been feeling so frustrated and irked that my life is not where I want it to be. See the Misery Trifecta: 1 stalled career/job+1 non-existent love life+ 1 negative body image= a thrice grumpy, frustrated woman. I feel a little gipped guys, I'm not going to lie. I feel like I should be crushing it at happy hours in a little black dress surrounded by a circle of suitors who can't resist the gravitational pull of my confidence and allure. (Which, of course, was after I left the office for the day wearing the self-satisfied glow of a woman doing the job that she loves. While Leaning In and all that crap).
The #BeHappy Endeavor:In short, this is my plan to expel all of the negative and toxic energy I feel I have unconsciously been exposing to the world and to myself. I have pledged to two tasks: 1) post a picture on instagram every day for 100 days of something that made me smile (a repeat of my former #100dayshappy challenge) and 2) perform a random act of kindness each day. I am taking back control of my own feelings and my own happiness. I think that in appreciating something each day and putting good, kind energy out there in an attempt to better someone else's day, I will find my way back to a better, more optimistic happy place; I think I will find the way back to crazy, zany, me. And I feel so much better already.
And here's the take away message for all my fellow twenty-somethings: Be happy. Each day find something to make yourself smile. And relax, because it's all gonna work out. Let's enjoy the crazy mess that is our twenties and make some stupid mistakes while we still can, because we are definitely not supposed to have it all figured out yet.
Time has a strange habit of running away from me lately, so hopefully I will be able to post more with this new undertaking. Also, please comment or send me ideas of some random acts of kindness that you've thought of!
you are beautiful.