I was a shy kid, an awkward teenager, an under confident young man, and now, at 46 years old, I'm the happiest I've ever been. Why? Because I've found the confidence to express myself, to achieve my potential as a human being, to taste self-actualisation, to break free from stifling negativity, to share time and space with good people, and to choose life-enriching experiences over materialism and societal expectations. Life is not easy, it's not supposed to be. You are going to
I want to read this to myself every morning: "Look at you. You're young. You're scared. Why are you so scared? Stop being paralyzed. Stop swallowing your words. Stop caring about what other people think. Wear what you want. Say what you want. Listen to the music you want to listen to. Play it loud as fuck and dance to it. Go out for a drive at midnight and forget you have work the next day. Stop waiting for Friday. Live now. Do it now. Take risks. Tell secrets. This life is yours."
My main goal in life is not, and it never will be to get married or have children. Yes, I do daydream about those things, but that is never going to be my sole focus. I am going to make my life as happy as possible, so if either of those things happen to me, then my life will be even better and I'll be happier.
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