Fall for sb. 爱上某人
Resolve problems with sb’s heart in mind
Talk about problems with the other person’s interest at heart
Try to see it from the other person’s perspective
Explicitly [ɪk’splɪsɪtlɪ] 明确地
The problem is the person whoa cares about it doesn’t explicitly say they care about it.
Friction – 摩擦
Void – 空虚
Look to the other person to fill a void
The substance is real: it’s your suffering. We all suffer, in small and large ways, every day.
The salve is also real: it’s self-compassion.
Throughout the day, things come up to stress you out, from (a new thing to add to your workload) to (someone criticizing you to the housework not being done).
Scrunch/Unscrunch my face
Clench 咬紧 Jaw 颚
Clench my jaw
For no good reason other than I had to react to a lot of cars around me.
This is a skill I’ve been getting better at, though I’m far from perfect.
What are you stressing about?
live up to – 辜负
I can see that I have an ideal that other people aren’t living up to. and I realize that’s a made-up ideal that I don’t need to hold on to.