The Best Thing I Did This Year Was Find Myself
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The Best Thing I Did This Year Was Find Myself

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The Best Thing I Did This Year Was Find Myself

I believe in a lot of things.

I believe in good karma and bad which is why I try to be the best version of myself 25/8.

I realized that a lot of people will rather speak on your past and refuse to see the person that you have become.

Every year has come with its hardships and life lessons. I have lost people that were close to me. I have felt moments of despair and hopelessness while also feeling pure happiness. And as the year concludes, I have had the opportunity to reflect.

2017 has become a selfish year for me. For the past eleven months, I have been dedicated to my growth and improvement of a better life.

I have cut out a lot of people in my life recently and I don’t feel any remorse about it. It’s important to understand that the people in your life have expiration dates. It’s better to be rid of toxic people in your life. Even if it means, to cut off your best friend since elementary school.

2017 has become the year I have found myself.

I have been the happiest than I ever been in so long.

I realized that I don’t need a connection from one man to make me feel what I want. So, I have declared that I will no longer be emotionally invested in the guy that I used to date. I deserve so much better than how he treats me.

I learned to love myself unconditionally. Because the love of oneself is more important than anyone else’s.

2017 has also helped me find my passion for writing.

As a young child, I also had a niche for reading. Writing, further revealed during my high school career. I wrote a heartfelt poem and I read in my A.P English class on “poem in your pocket day.”

After class, my peers came up to me after class to let me know how much my poem touched them. That was the moment when I realized how much I enjoyed writing. It also helped that I was an “A” student in English class.

And now I’m in college. I’m more sociable than I ever was in high school. I’m more ambitious. I created my club during my first semester at Pace University.

I’m applying to be a part of Pforzheimer Honors College for my sophomore year because I’m determined to tackle that 25-page thesis paper. I am also hoping to release an E-book of my own this upcoming year.

I'm just happy.

And I realized that sometimes I can be the toxic person.

Sometimes I can be mean and negative.

Sometimes the problem is me,

But that doesn’t make me less worthy.

And it doesn’t give other people the right to bring up what I have done in the past.

The mistakes I’ve done are only opportunities to look at them and move on because every day I am growing into the woman I want to be.

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