We don’t change, we don’t grow, and we don’t move forward without the work. If we really want to live a joyful, connected, and meaningful life, we must talk about things that get in the way.
— Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection
It’s all too easy to ignore the difficult aspects of life. But what may not be apparent at first, is that if we don’t deal with the difficult aspects head-on, they will deal with us later. Dive the fuck into the water.