And she was so. much. fun!
We chatted. She talked about products. And I let her find the correct color for me—in the Target aisle...where other shoppers were walking by and, I'm sure, could hear our conversation.
I thought about this briefly as she wiped off the makeup I was wearing. I wondered if she had attracted attention our way, but I realized I didn't care because it was fun.
A day later, I was still thinking about it...
Why are we so concerned about the opinions of people we don't know and may or may not ever see again?
Why do we worry about being judged by people who are going to judge us no matter what we do?
How often do we keep ourselves from having fun because of what others might think?
the movie no one else wants to see, so we go alone.
the question we ask even if we fear looking dumb.
the new activity we try even though we don't know what we're doing.
Or perhaps it's whatever we later regret not doing because we let the fear of what someone might think stand in our way.
When we constantly worry about what others think, we keep ourselves from enjoying the moment we're in. We miss out on things that can make us smile and distract us from the heaviness of life.
And sometimes it's the distraction alone that makes us smile and face the rest of the day.
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