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I think all the pressure that I put on myself has been paralyzing. When I graduated from high school, a lot of people wrote in my yearbook: ‘You’re going to do great things,’ or ‘I know you’re going to make it big.’ I realized recently that with all the time I spent trying to figure out what my ‘big thing’ was going to be, I passed over a lot of small things that could have really added up. The moment I became content with taking small steps, I started moving forward again.”

(Mexico City, Mexico)

THIS. Especially the bolded part. 


These maps, created with data from okcupid, show how users of the dating site from different US states answer some very interesting questions. The legends are a bit misleading - the brightest green, for example, just goes to the state with the highest proportion of “yes” answers, and doesn’t mean that everyone in the state answered yes - but they still show some intriguing trends.


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