Every teenager thinks their life is small | U.S.

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Every teenager thinks their life is small. Every teenager thinks their contribution is an insignificant one. Every teenager thinks they should be doing more. I think the pressure is much worse when you live in a bubble like New York City, even though I could be wrong. When you live here you’re supposed to be big, you’re supposed to make a big contribution, you’re supposed to be doing more. I think what’s more important is what happens when you aren’t prepared for more–– Because you’re only a teenager for so long, really. I keep hearing about this common experience where you’re used to being gifted. As a kid, it’s really easy to do well if it’s natural to you. And […]