One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

You just gotta knock first.

Tia Ella Gliata
4 min readFeb 10, 2021


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Life is unfair in the most fair way possible.

I have no idea how often I’ve said that.

Not that I’m such a genius in life as I still find myself needing to get my shit together from time to time, but failure has been a big part of my life at this point and it definitely has shaped my view towards it.

I used to give up so easily whenever I failed at something, which made it hard for me to stick long enough to fall in love with it.

But there were moments where even if I’ve failed a bunch of times, I’d still have to stick with it whether I like it or not because I just need it so badly or I can’t imagine my life without it.

Some examples would be: getting a job; doing something that you love or feel passionate about; or even being in a relationship.

One thing I’ve learned for sure is that it is incredible how much you can accomplish once you actually stick yourself with something and spend some time getting better at it.

You can actually achieve something and say to yourself:

“Wow, I can’t believe I did that”.

Of course, it wouldn’t be easy. We should pass the point of only wanting things to be easy at this point. Keep this in mind for a reference:

If it’s easy, it will not feel right when you get it and it might just not be the right thing that you are actually looking for.

It doesn’t mean that everything has to be difficult. It just means that you need to be a big girl about it.

Sometimes you’d find lumps in the road, get your ass kicked, you’d find yourself crying in the middle of the night, and even lose something you thought was important.

But in the end, it’ll all going to be worth it because it is actually what you want.

It doesn’t involve anyone else and definitely doesn’t need anyone’s approval. It just takes you doing the four steps below in all seriousness.

Fall on your face. Fall spectacularly. Because when you fall, you learn. Because when you fall, you live. — The…



Tia Ella Gliata

Pouring my heart out. Writing as self-therapy. Healthy lifestyle, exploring, & building a community I’ll devote my life to. Cheerio!