We still have much to learn as a race. This pandemic has taught us that. In unprecedented times like these, the only thing that can get you through life is the love that you both give and receive. It's a tough time. People are losing their jobs, people are losing money, but above all else, people are losing loved ones, and their own lives. The one thing that we all have to hold on to is the love we have for each other. If you have a loved one that you haven't spoken to in a while, make sure you drop them a line, ask them how they're doing, how they're coping with the quarantine, if they need anything, and above all, let them know you love them. It's small gestures like that which will help people through this time. It feels amazing to know you're loved, even when the world seems against you.
Once upon a time, some rich twat decided to try and unsuccessfully buy out a Car Wash. Because of that, the staff and the customers of said Car Wash became embroiled in a long, messy tale involving intergalactic war, nuclear deterrents, interdimensional invasions, clandestine operations, and political discourse.
Everybody have a fabulous 2020! If 2019 wasn't your year, make sure 2020 is. You have the power in you to do whatever you want to do, no matter how small or great it is. Here's to YOU in this new decade!
Losing things can be tough. It's hard to let go of loved ones after their deaths, or breaking up with your partner even though you want to get back together with them. You might have even experienced a loss in a different way - an object you hold dear that you left on the bus or something like that. The initial pain is fleeting, strong, but fleeting. Be able to mourn, but try to let go of the pain.
My gran recently died on a Saturday evening. I decided to go to work the very next Monday morning. I felt that she wouldn't want me sitting at home doing nothing all day because of her. She would have wanted me to move on. The importance of letting go is just as important as remembering the fond times you had. Keep those memories in your heart, and you'll find the perfect balance to move on. Be strong.
Sometimes people can have highly controversial opinions on things, such as politics or society. It's these types of opinions that can cause a lot of anger, forcing people to lash out. However, it's often due to a lack of understanding that people hold such rash opinions. Instead of lambasting someone right away, take the time to know this person, and form a calm discussion in order to help show them their mistake. You might not change their mind, but you'll have said your piece, and you might have even learned something yourself.
John Lennon famously sang "All You Need Is Love". It seems like he's singing about how good it is to receive love, but it could be taken as having nothing but love to give. If somebody is mean to you, you're likely to respond in kind. This is giving them exactly what they want - they just want to see you lose yourself in anger. It sounds weird, but if you show them love when they show you anger, they'll be so confounded that they won't know what to say next. They may not seem it, but showing that you can't be bullied by them affects them greatly. It might even help them become a better person, and the world deserves another good human.