One will never reach any significant amount of fulfillment without a significant investment of time and energy.
Fulfill- bring to completion or reality; achieve or realize (something desired, promised, or predicted.)
We are nickel and diming our lives away through tiny donations of our time and energy, never truly satisfied, never truly fulfilled.
As I sit here in this Starbucks, with a shitty layout and not enough table space, I wonder, how can I provide value to people? How can I take my gnarly life experience and offer solutions to individuals who have faced similar struggles or who are currently facing similar struggles in their own lives? Struggles like inadequacy, the feeling like you don’t have your shit together, or of uncertainty, and the confusion of not knowing what the hell you want out of life. And then there are the struggles with overcoming the fear and discomfort involved in making the necessary changes that will allow you to reach the desired outcomes. And then and then and then.
This post is not for the people who are happy with the life they have currently.
It’s more so for the people who feel like they are standing still in life. People who feel stuck. People who feel like they should be further along than they are. For those who feel like somethings missing.
Have you ever had an interaction with someone, maybe a customer, maybe a stranger, or some random person waiting in line with you at the grocery store, that left you feeling alive? The type of conversation that is so pleasant, so polite and benevolent that it literally shocks you?
So currently my highest regarded values are intelligence, hard work, and self-discipline. What’s crazy about that is that these values were developed over the last two and a half years. Key word Developed. Continue reading “Changing your values, changes your life.”
Well, the good news is that you’re right where your supposed to be, even though that’s probably not what you want to hear. What I mean by that is if you are constantly overwhelmed with thoughts like: I should be much further, I should have a significant other, I should have a career, Susie and I graduated at the same time and that bitch just got married and is making 80k a year, then that means that you are fully aware of the fact that you want more than what you currently have. So the question is what are you going to do about it?
Continue reading “Struggling with the idea that you’re not where you think you should be in life?”