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A friendly reminder

It would kill me if I don't take a break from beauty writing, so I thought I'd share something I wrote in a letter to a friend. :) The friend in question was having a tough time, and made a huge decision that he's been putting off for years. I just wanted to remind him that there is always a reason to be happy but that we must actively seek it first.

This is a reminder to myself, as well. It's ridiculously easy to be miserable, you know, so easy to just sink into it and forget about all the other reasons we shouldn't. But you must always keep your wits about you, just as you would when you walk into a poorly lit street in a seedy neighborhood. Be alert, don't panic, and do what you need to do.

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