Learning To Love The Mundane

Published 1st November 2020 by The Indiependent

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties

“But if we are to find real and lasting happiness in our lives, we need to abandon our obsession with hunting the highs and resisting the lows, and discover the hidden secrets of the ‘calm’.” – Fearne Cotton, Happy.

Is it just me who feels like their twenties are an ‘in-between stage’? 

Recently, I have been finding myself looking back on life in high school and college with these sickening, rose-tinted glasses and an “oh-weren’t-things-so-much-easier-then” attitude (which is ridiculous when I pause to think logically, remembering how hellish being in Year 9 actually was). I have also caught myself becoming obsessed with looking forwards to a few years down the line, into an imaginary future, satisfied that only then is when I will be truly happy…

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