Forward Living

There's nothing like a change in season to bring back an overwhelming wave of nostalgia. 

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While time continues to only move forward, our minds have the ability to move backwards; to reminisce on moments that once brought us joy and happiness.

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I pass by store fronts, parks, cafes, street corners, eateries, photographs and recollect just about every good, happy memory and deep, great mind- boggling conversation.

It's that easy for me to associate people with familiar places.

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It's even easier for me to imagine people with unfamiliar places I've only been to alone. I picture how they would probably thoroughly enjoy the experience as much as I did.

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But just like the weather, people are also fickle and as soon as spring comes, heavy rain follows and there's a reason why storms are named after people.

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Never prevent yourself from creating new memories and new associations with old, familiar places. Remember that storms can pass as fast as you would any location.

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Practice forward living with thoughts of treasured past.

You are you because of it. You are not you without it. 

Never forget the experiences and people that molded you.

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In collaboration with Fashion Bunker and The Fifth Label.

Wearing Lost Paradise Dress from their Nostalgia collection.

Photography by Donnel Garcia.

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