It doesn’t have to be about who’s right and who’s wrong.
Awakening, as in not falling asleep.
There’s no handbook by which to assemble a self.
Aware of the need for self-awareness.
Procrastination—emotional and homework-related.
I feared that moments of blankness made me a bland person.
Plus wisdoms on public speaking and GETTIN’ ACTIVE.
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