‘I Can’t Stop Daydreaming’

Find a way to build something from your escapist coping mechanisms instead of fighting against them.

Blue Wave, Maine (1926) by Georgia O’Keeffe

Dear Polly,

I find it hard to live in the real world. It’s a problem I’ve had forever, and, when I was a kid, I used to think it was a superpower. I’m really good at daydreaming. But I think this thing that went unchecked when I was a child has turned into a kind of depressing compulsion for me as an adult. 


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