There are people who are “successful” and extremely unhappy, and there are people who live alone on a farm in the middle of nowhere and are extremely happy, and who cares if their happiness is not recognized/validated by the rest of the world, because one day they’ll die and so will everybody else.
Tavi Gevinson, on why your definition of happiness/success doesn’t have to be conventional in order to count. (via thefreshprinceofbelarus)