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01 January 2008 @ 08:29 pm
New Years Resolutions  
I don't usually do these. I break 'em so often. But I thought about it, and I figured these are things that will make me both a better person and happier overall.


  1. Get off my ass. Go. Do.
  2. Allow myself to be myself in public. Sing Lionel Richie and Rick Astley on the train. Dance.
  3. Be eccentric. It's okay.
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apopheniapetfish on January 2nd, 2008 06:36 am (UTC)
This is very "your mileage may vary," but one of the best things I learned to do was to start smiling at people again. In a way, I think it was like giving myself permission to be open about being happy. It's not something people do often - it's ok to be stoic and angry and sad because it's showing you're living and you're strong and you're surviving it. What the hell kind of bullshit is it not being ok to show you're happy?

Screw it. I smile at strangers.
Four Thirty Five: Child's Play435 on January 2nd, 2008 06:42 am (UTC)
That would require me to smile.

Smiling hurts my ever-stoic face. :|
Tseng (Live and die in AGI)tarx on January 2nd, 2008 01:03 pm (UTC)
Good resolutions! Either I've lived on Cap Hill for too long, but it is VERY firmly ingrained by now that there is no such thing as normalcy. There is only healthy and unhealthy. I think good things will happen if you show the world who you really are.