You’re worth the whole damn cake and more. No one sets out looking for crumbs. In love. In life. In friendships. At work. But somehow, even the most intelligent people (who know their worth, no less!) find themselves waist-deep in situations where they’re inadvertently accepting mere morsels of time, attention, love, money, whatever it is.
Yes, you have permission. You’ve always had permission. Our whole lives, social constructs and institutions put so much pressure on us to get life right the first time around. And when we don’t get it right—as humans are prone to mistakes and bad judgment—we know in our heads that we have the choice to course-correct, but most people don’t dare. And when we do dare, we go through this whole internal crisis.
It’s Monday, another week in Covid-19 home isolation, and frankly, it feels just like yesterday and will probably feel the same as tomorrow. Who knew ‘Manic Mondays’ or the ‘Monday Blues’ could feel a tad outdated and trigger a slight bit of nostalgia.
A poem about truth and broken promises