" lights out "

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if at first you don't succeed, take a moment, eat a snack, drink some water, maybe a cat nap. things aren't as dire as they seem, until they are as dire as they seem.

but you don't want to blow your stack over the petty or insignificant. details, it's in the details. save your emotions for the real biz.

fluctuations of the heart, affections out of sync and unparalleled, old loves, new loves, friends coming in, out, and through your life. everything is relative, and if you are spent trying to get loose sideways details straight, you will have wasted a lot of time and energy.

better to feel it. better to know the truth. better to make your worth seen and understood if the situation really calls for a reaction. none of this menial snide casual ire; be decisive and have a moral compass. it doesn't have to be aligned with everyone around you, but it has to have substance.

tonight's homework:

give it another shot. things can change with a perspective shift or the passage of time, no matter the duration.

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