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Goals for 2020 - Grave and Vanity
I’m writing this with a heavy heart following the tragic death of an American legend. It’s a stark reminder to make the most out of every precious moment you’re afforded because tomorrow is not promised. If I could take away just one thing from Kobe’s legacy it would be “everything negative – pressures, challenges – is an opportunity for me to rise.” I will always keep those words close to my heart. Every achievement in my life has been built on hardship which has given me the strength to chase my dreams no matter how impossible they may seem. One day I would like to open up about my past and share where I’ve come from because it’s such an important piece of who I am today. You may discern me as someone that’s “privileged” or doesn’t know “real struggle” if you’re judging me from the outside. The truth is my layers are much deeper than the highlight reel you see on social media. Most of my life I’ve been ashamed to talk about the hardships I’ve been through so I lived a lie just to fit in and feel normal. This lead to depression and identity issues in my …