Learning To Trust The Process of Making ‘Mistakes’ …
“I remember it like it was yesterday: my dad and I are driving home on a Sunday afternoon. I’m looking out the window, my eyes locked on this beautiful manor house I’ve been in love with since I first saw it. We drive by it on our way home every weekend, and my head follows the house like a magnet until it’s completely out of sight. I tell my dad that one day, I will buy a house like that one, complete with a stable full of horses and a swimming pool. He laughs nervously, shoots me a glance through the rear-view mirror, and tells me not to keep my hopes up – dreams like that, after all, are impossible to achieve. I’m six, and even though I don’t show it, I feel my heart break a little bit.
I Left Everything Behind and Moved to Paris For Two Months: This Is What I Learned
“When my boyfriend asked me if I’d go with him on a potential three-month business trip to Paris, I said yes, without believing it would ever happen. It was one of those answers you give without considering money or logistics, because the whole situation sounds so distant and hypothetical; it was like he’d just asked me if I’d consider eventually, maybe, one day living in Paris for a few months, and the answer to that was a resounding yes.