One of many saddest issues in life is how a lot time we spend not dwelling. I discover it unfair and merciless that our lives are managed by issues that ultimately don’t have any which means. Our lives are stolen by occupation, conformity, obedience, and acceptance. We’re, extra occasions than not, pressured to disregard our true callings. All for the sake of what, to some individuals, is sensible. As free as we’re, we’re surprisingly not free. We’ve got to be conscious of what we put on, how we communicate, how we do our hair, and the place we work. Our lives are usually not our personal. And for me that could be a drawback.
I perceive that now we have to adapt to some extent. However what I do not perceive is why now we have to sacrifice a lot of ourselves to do it. We solely get one life and we must always be capable to reside that life how we see match. If we’re not inflicting anybody else hurt, we must always be capable to be who we need to be. I am certain there are some individuals on the market who will assume I am naïve. Effectively, I am not naïve. I simply see the larger extra spectacular image.
My biggest worry is leaving this physique with a listing of what ifs and regrets. I’m afraid of laying on my deathbed saddened by how a lot I did not expertise and by how a lot I held myself again. Work is enjoyable however play is extra enjoyable and dealing whereas taking part in is the funnest of all. The world tells you, you possibly can’t, and I imagine you possibly can. We will discover the completely happy medium. Who says you possibly can’t be the ladies within the $3,000 go well with with the trendy purple hair? Perhaps you need to be the mother who’s an superior rockstar.
Labels and stereotypes are for the easy minded. All of us ought to be capable to be who we need to be. I simply turned thirty. And hand in hand with thirty comes the expectation that you’ll act like an grownup. I’m extra mature in my new position than I used to be in my twenties. One thing else that has accompanied me throughout the road of thirty is a youthful feeling than I’ve ever felt in my twenties and in addition a wholesome dose of confidence. I really feel extra myself than I’ve felt my total life. And what I will do is be true to myself, no matter all else.
I’m a triangle in a sq. world and I’ll embrace that truth with each ounce that’s me. As do you have to. By no means maintain your self again for the sake of another person. Not your kids and never your mate. As a result of ultimately the one individual that you can be answering to is your self. We will discover the wholesome steadiness. All the pieces is feasible.