I say this quote online recently:
"The reason that we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else's highlight reel." - Steve Furtick
I have also heard blogs and Facebook describe as a highlight reel. Yep, this blog and Facebook are my highlight reels for a variety of reasons. The first reason is that I am cognizant of the information that I share online. I also focus on things that I want to share with my family and friends and things that I want to remember in the future. I usually edit my photos before I post them. Things look a little shinier here than in real life. Even when I post about everyday life it is still the highlight reel.
Recently I have been thinking about how it seems harder to make a big move in our 30's than it did in our 20's. But in reality I have probably have just forgotten some of the struggles from 7-8 years ago. I already find the early parts of our move to California becoming fuzzy. I'm ok with this being a highlight reel, and I expect to look back on our early California days with fondness.