Lin Manuel Miranda Is the Twitter Therapist we all Need

Some people are just inspiring. Maybe by their actions, their words, their kindness, or all of those convined, they radiate positivity and push others to reach their goals.

Lin Manuel Miranda, the mastermind behind the Broadway hit Hamilton, is such a person. Through his social media (especially Twitter), he has used the platform to reach out to followers, bring awareness to the needs of self, and told us to never give up. He is well known for his good morning and goodnight tweets, so much so that Penguin Random House published a book of some of his best.

Here is a blurb in case you missed it:

Good morning. Do NOT get stuck in the comments section of life today. Make, do, create the things. Let others tussle it out. Vamos!Before he inspired the world with Hamilton and was catapulted to international fame, Lin-Manuel Miranda was inspiring his Twitter followers with words of encouragement at the beginning and end of each day. He wrote these original sayings, aphorisms, and poetry for himself as much as for others. But as Miranda’s audience grew, these messages took on a life on their own. Now Miranda has gathered the best of his daily greetings into a beautiful collection illustrated by acclaimed artist (and fellow Twitter favorite) Jonny Sun. Full of comfort and motivation, Gmorning, Gnight! is a touchstone for anyone who needs a quick lift.But he doesn’t stop there. He still tweets out inspiring messages on the daily, so we decided to post some of our favs here.Remember to Release the Tension!

This one in particular is so damn true. When you read it, you follow his instructions, and only then realize how tense you had been. How high your shoulders had raised. It is a good reminder to let that tension go, lower your shoulders, and carry on.
Find Your Best Outlet

For those of us who find writing, journalling, diaries therapeutic, this tweet is for you. Free writing can be just as good as any therapy session, putting the feelings on the page. No expectation, no need for perfection. Just write, get it out, and free yourself.

Be Adaptable!

Another tweet reminding us to set aside the troubles, accept the things we can’t change, adapt, and find out way.

You Have the Power

One of the hardest things to do is to not let the negativity around us into our space. Miranda, is right…we decide who and what gets in.

Unplug and Explore

Who else has trouble with this one? Unplugging from the digital world and moving through reality without the hindrance? Sometimes we need the reminder to unplug and not follow the clickbait rabbit hole.

Don’t Forget to Breathe

Another gem to try before bed. Taking a deep breath. Then another. Cleanse yourself of the day, and get ready for the next.

Of course, he has countless other tweets and messages to help us look past the bustle and distraction of the day and see the world around us more clearly.

What’s your favorite Lin Manuel Miranda tweet? Feel free to comment with some of your favs!


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