Too often we beat ourselves up over the little things. We compare ourselves to others and experience judgments, fears, anxieties and more, often forgetting these are all part of human nature.
Everyone goes on their journey and has that moment where they ask themselves “what’s next?” and “where do I go from here?”. And that’s perfectly OK—and probably “normal.”
We don’t know how much time we have on this earth, but we damn sure know we’re not here to grind our days away working jobs we don’t like for companies we don’t believe in with people we don’t particularly enjoy.
We’re so connected to connection that we always focus on filling our mental capacity and stimulating sensors in our brains that we’re detached from what it actually feels like to have real world feelings and interactions.
One man’s (extended) thoughts on why we should slow down, take life one day at a time, and become comfortable perpetually exploring our identities, passions and lifestyles. Told through a life story and personal journey, so buckle up!
I’m sick of people asking the mundane, “so what do you do?” immediately upon meeting someone new. Here’s how a 92 year-old man I barely knew shifted my perspective and gave me a great conversation starter.
There’s no path of least resistance. There’s not even a path. We’ve been placed in the middle of a giant forest, with very few tools for navigating, and told to survive.