An average lifetime is 70 years. You are given a norm: finish school, get a job, start a family, and retire. But the truth is, what do in those years is up to you. What you do to fill your time and achieve your aspirations can be determined by you and you only. Who wants to wake up in the morning, miserably go to work for ten hours then repeat it every single day? There are so many beautiful things in life to experience that many people miss because they’re so focused on an average lifestyle. We’re told that success is having a shit ton of money, owning a nice house, and having a high job title, when in reality, all of that is completely meaningless to whats really out there. Success is feeling confident in what you do, there is no specific definition to what each person should strive to accomplish. To some, success is going a week without smoking, to others its moving to New York. But I promise you, that at the end of your life, having all the money in the world or the fanciest gas guzzling car wont give you that feeling you’re looking for, and that feeling is satisfaction. Thats why you have to dedicate yourself to doing what you truly love, every day, month, and year of your life. Protest the government, open a restaurant, travel the world, write books, whatever makes you fucking happy. Because one day you’ll wake up in the morning and you’ll be 70 years old, and if you feel regret for not living your life the way you could have, it’ll be too late.
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