Don’t Forget These Accomplishments

THE UNABRIDGED SASS

I was going to write a completely different blog post, but my parents just sent me pictures of my younger brother’s awards ceremony. He’s just finished the eighth grade and he received the President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. I stopped writing mid-post to write a Facebook status and afterward, I sat there and thought about things for a moment.

We often talk about our accomplishments and our journey. We talk about what we are planning to do and where we are going to go. But how often do we stop and marvel at the amazing things that others have accomplished?

I always think of this Mindy Kaling quote whenever I’m faced with negativity or people who are so rude regarding success.

It honestly happens a lot. Previous classmates, old friends, people I knew from undergrad… the list goes on. There have been many occasions, especially recently where people will…

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Author: Grandtrines

Like so many people, I am a paradox. I am a politically conservative vegetarian. I am from a Christian background, and still tend to like those values, but am a metaphysical astrologer trained in science who has an interest in the magic of ancient Egypt and a weird belief that some piece of our essence can live on a server. I live in Texas, but like chatting with my international Wordpress pals the best. I learn by teaching. Technically, I am a "Leo," but I am very, very Aquarian with a dose of Scorpio. I bitterly complain about Algol (and Algol personaliites), yet it is the one star that defines me most (other than Regulus). (Which, oddly, makes me an Algol personality.) I am a reclusive lover of peace and quiet who has the Ascendant in the Via Combusta (the most conflict ridden part of the zodiac). I am an incredibly private person with a blog with over 800 followers and 50 to 150 regular daily visitors. I could go on, but I think you get the picture.

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