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Life is about creating yourself

This weeks quote is from George Bernard Shaw.

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Beautiful and on target. There are too many people that are willing to let life happen to them, then complain that “Life is hard” instead of living life on your own terms. What do I mean by “living life on your own terms”. Many people hear this and think I mean you need to be a multimillionaire, jet setting all over the planet. (While this wouldn’t be a bad gig if you could get it) It means follow your bliss. Find that one thing that makes you happy and follow it. Personally, I like writing (as evidenced by the fact you are now reading it.) I know I am not a great writer, but I enjoy sharing my opinions with the world. If someone agrees with me that’s cool, but if they don’t that’s cool too. The point is in writing these blog posts I am making myself happy.

It doesn’t cost me a dime. But I am doing what makes me happy. When was the last time you did something just because it made you feel good? (Get you mind out of the gutter. You know that’s not what I meant). I mean something like taking a day and taking a bunch of pictures, shooting video of an interesting location or subject or breaking out the paints and creating a picture. Don’t allow anyone but yourself define you. Because when you let someone else control the narrative you are subject to the definition of you they have in their mind of what you should be or how you should act. 

As always, leave your thoughts in the comments.

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