This week has been… generally very full. And the week ahead is also going to be very full. …for example, if you don’t mind me ranting for a moment, why did everyone have to schedule everything on Tuesdays? IS THERE SOMETHING ABOUT IT THAT JUST GETS PEOPLE GIDDY? Yeehaw, better schedule all the things on […]
Society makes us feel shameful over some things we like, and we call them “guilty pleasures”. Whether that’s a goofy song, a dramatic TV show, or a popular movie. But there’s actually nothing wrong with liking any of it. We just become worried about peer reactions, because they can be so negative and we can end up feeling horrible. But I think we should like what we want to like!
Society teaches us to be conventional, because conventional is familiar, consistent, guaranteed– and creative paths like writing or art are not always familiar, not always consistent, not always guaranteed. They’re a lot of messy unknowns, often. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t achievable.