Sensible Advice Women Taught Me

I just loved this.

Wuji Seshat

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You start dying slowly,

If you forget how to empathize

If you don’t practice compassion,

Don’t cherish friendship,

If you forget what gratitude is,

You start dying slowly when you kill

Your love of adventure, your wish for experience

Growth, authenticity, wide-eyed vulnerability

You start dying slowly when you forget your youth

How to play, let go, and celebrate

You start dying as you forget romance

Walking everyday the same path

Keeping to yourself, wearing the same thoughts

You die slowly if you forget to mediate, appreciate

Socialize, help others, feel passionate about others

Empower, mentor, support, idealize

If you don’t stand for something you believe in

If you do not go after a dream

Of living for something completely

How can you even say you have lived?

If you do not allow yourself room for failure

At least a million times in your lifetime

Don’t pretend you have lived…

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