I turned 35 today, and like a few other milestone birthdays, this one brought with it an irresistible charge to reflect on the lessons I’ve learned throughout the years. Here are 35 of them I’d relay to my younger self and other girls. 1. Remember to play. Everyday. 2. Go beyond your comfort zone. Often.
Nothing hinders personal growth like unexamined comfort. Comfort persuades people to stay in relationships, careers, and cities they’ve outgrown. Persistent comfort is, arguably, one of the most power forces behind dreams deferred, risks not taken and life unexplored. I had a bad case of comfort for a good portion of my young adulthood. His name