“I try to keep myself busy. I think my lowest moments are when I don’t have much going on. If I don’t have many responsibilities I start to think a lot. 

I used to feel like the black sheep of the family. My Dad is an engineer, my Mum works in medicine, and my brother has done a lot of great things too. Yet, I was the creative one and so I often felt like I wasn’t enough. I remember trying different sports out and doing things to please my family. It’s got better recently, though. Now I’m trying to care less about what other people think…

I must admit, I’ve had some issues with self-image recently. I think it was triggered last year. I went through a stage of my life when I was going out 4-5 times a week. I was drinking a lot of alcohol. And so, of course, I started to gain some weight. 

I tried to think about what might have caused it. I broke up with my ex-boyfriend a few months before. So that could be one thing. And I was living with my parents at the time which, you know, can also cause conflicts sometimes. But I can’t really put my finger on anything specific. So right now, I’m focused on drinking less and being healthier. I want to build better habits.”

 

☕️ 125/500 📌 Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

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