Stay Afloat

When the going gets tough, do what you love.

I was having a hard time staying focused on so I took a moment to do what I love. It kept me focused and kept me from completely shutting down.

Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.

Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau gives some good advice here. there’s also a quote that goes “Find what you love and let it kill you.” there’s some debate on whether Bukowski says it or not. Anyhow I’m writing this to remind you that doing what you love is exactly what you do to keep from falling into that awful state somewhere between avoidance and helplessness. Keep your head up. Keep swimming. You got this.

Just a shortie today. But I showed up so points to me.

Check me out on Medium @jaynepress

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