Sometimes, especially after the honeymoon phase ends, we begin to get so comfortable with having our beloved around that we don't put as much effort into the relationship, into ourselves, and we take others for granted. Romance. KILLER! Continue to put effort into yourself, your hobbies, your friendships, your personal growth, your appearance, and your
"Perfectionism is procrastination in a great outfit." Being too hard on yourself is like turning two bowling balls into a pair of shoes and wearing them around; totally unnecessary, guaranteed to slow you down, and you're going to fall and hurt yourself. You might think it'll give you a great booty, but there's way more
"Sometimes, the only way out is through." -Robert Frost It's ok to not be happy all the time. White knuckling joy in uncomfortable or painful moments is unhealthy. Emotions signal to us that something is up, and sitting with and moving through our negative emotions allows us to grow, and the shitty feelings to pass.