Much of what I've presented so far may seem preachy coming from a 21 year-old who still has so much left to experience. I have no idea if I'll come back to this and find that all I've written contradicts what I will learn in the following years. Or maybe I won't. I don't really know and that's okay.
2017 has been a year full of growth and revelations. Which really doesn't make it all that special because my dramatic ass has been "coming to realizations" every other month. My life is really just one existential crises after the other.
They send you a link to a video they want you to watch and you actually watch the whole thing They can lay any part of their limb or body on top of any surface of yours and you let them. You even enjoy it.
Do you ever look at a butterfly and notice its translucent wings of various hues and patterns? It flutters in the sunlight and its beauty is striking. We marvel at the hands of nature, so skilled and brilliant to be able to create a creature so immaculate. Yet, when we look at a caterpillar, often times, we view it only as what it can be, not what it is.
Constantly being asked what I want to do in life and what my plans are for the future. And I realize that this is a question that’s been asked to us since we could walk, talk, and perceive what the world could offer, so really, what’s the big deal? The difference is that now we are no longer kids and our answer to this question really matters.
“Finding yourself” is bullshit. Sorry to rain on your parade or diminish the purpose of your “spontaneous” week long “adventure” to some third world country slumming it with the locals while you play barefoot soccer with children in Yemen, Angola, or Cambodia, hoping that they’ll teach you to find happiness in the little things. News flash! These people are starving, thirsty, probably landlocked, and their lives should not be romanticized. You’re not going to find yourself doing yoga on the summit of a mountain or some valley hidden in the depths of foliage, where birds fly overhead trying to find the best place to drop their shit while you try to find your “inner peace.”
Here’s some valuable insight you can share to all those people who tell you that your degree in the humanities lacks marketable skills.
I feel compelled to share with you a bit of tips and tricks that I, a wait-listed successful individual, believe all accomplished people must achieve. Sure, I may seem a tad bit unqualified, but if there’s one quality that any successful person possesses, it’s being overly ambitious.
We've all seen that movie with the old guy who puts his hand on a younger man's shoulder and says, "You made the right choice, son," and because of dramatic irony, we can so clearly tell that no, the guy actually did not make the right choice. In fact he made a terrible decision which… Continue reading Why There’s No Such Thing As The “Right Choice”
This is long overdue. I’ve actually had this idea for quite a while. But in true Via fashion, I procrastinated on this article. Now we can spend hours making a list on why I put things off for the last minute, but rather than go into detail about that, let me share something I found… Continue reading The Best Way to Procrastinate