After breaking off my engagement, how a persistent Netflix recommendation offered some respite.
Our brains love patterns. Whether our favourite characters get the gallows or not, we always win.
Apps like Headspace may help keep the stress off, but one must be wary of how dependant we get on them and understand that they are not a substitute …
In Rooney's books, characters are forever, in equal parts, drawn together and torn asunder repeatedly until the books grind to a more upbeat end.
My willingness to invest in emotional labour to sustain these relationships bloomed from nothing into everything.
Sometimes, just sometimes, you get reminded about how human experience can be endlessly and gloriously magical.
A modern-age tale of finding love.
I tucked my sessions into a corner of my heart and went in every single week for my liberating tune-up.