Troubled new start

Name: Jennifer Braun
Pronouns: She/Her
Instagram: firephoenixd

What do the words "only human" mean to you?

It means to me that we are all one! We all have a heart that can get hurt, that can love and we all have a right of happiness!
That we should accept each other for who we are! That would make the world so much better than it is!

What makes you the happiest?

I am the happiest when the people around me are happy! When they are laughing and smiling and having a good time! When I know I am needed and appreciated and considered. I think it’s important in life to feel like that you belong somewhere or that you are worthy!

In the last five years, what new belief, behavior, or habit has most improved your life?

This is an interesting question! In the last 5 years I’ve learned that not everybody understands what being human is about. I moved to Alabama 5 years ago from Germany. Germany is pretty open in almost everything. I’ve went through some rough times here … which I never imagined … from being used … to judged … to talked about … to coming to the point where the life that I imagined having here, that dream of a better life … was still just a dream and people will judge you because they feel better destroying others.  It’s sad … that instead of getting to know somebody, people just run you over because you don’t fit in their picture.  I stay to myself now mostly. I’ve learned a lot …look for the ones that care about you! That check on you! That ask about you and include you. Those are the ones that really care. I think I’ve been getting stronger.

How do you keep yourself positively inspired during overwhelming times?

Wine! Lots of wine! Lol no … I am trying so hard … to hold on to the little pieces that are left in me … I get inspired by helping others … by trying to make the world a little better …

What book (or books) have greatly influenced your life?

A walk to remember! It showed me that when you really love somebody … you don’t give up on them … you’ll be there for them until your last breath and you’ll do anything to make life better for them … even when you have to change yourself in positive way … just to make them smile …

What’s your favorite quote?

If you can’t get someone off your mind,

pray for them.

You may be the only one that cares enough to do so.

What is your most-used emoji?

🤪

What would be your advice to a human who just graduated from high school and was about to enter the "real world"?

Love with all you can but watch out for the real ones! Those have the super power!

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