Spring Cleaning

There use to be this guy who changed his ways and thinking, often.

He was never taught to settle, that there was always work to be done as long as he had dreams of being someone that everyone could be proud of. He was also taught that the world is a much larger and mysterious place, with wonders and horrors galore. He wasn't given too many opportunities and after sitting back for too long, he went out and started taking what he wanted from life. Soon he realized how dreams, success and friendships all worked when they were intertwined with each other. He quickly saw with dreams that there were those who always shot them down because it was something that they couldn't understand because theirs was so minuscule and basic that they didn't want him to achieve them even if the could. Then there were those who were jealous of his dreams because he thought so vividly and grasped the concept that the world offered more than what was placed right in front of them.

When he started succeeding at his dreams by not taking any prisoners and going for broke, he hit a wall, a self inflicted wound of sorts. He became complacent in his achievements and he started worrying about the lives of others just a little too much. Now don't get him wrong for a second, he wasn't some tyrant or ruthless guy who just stepped on anyone who got in his way, no, if the timing was right or the opportunity was there, he ALWAYS looked out for people that wanted to achieve more in life. It's just that the opportunities and people willing to work hard for those opportunities were so few and far apart, it made it seemed like he didn't care. So after a fair share of complaining and whining by people who he didn't really even like in the first place came to him, he decided to slow it down for a second to smell the flowers. What resulted from that was him being lost in a field of flowers, being dazed by their beauty and hypnotized by their scent.

He simply wandered off the path he choose.

And that happens in life, you loose your way sometimes, and sometimes they're for a great deal of time. That's what happened to me, I lost my way for some years, and it's just coming back to me how life should be. I realized that long ago that the way I was living my life was best for me, it was perfect for me. I mean there are parts of it that could be fine tuned and it could be a little more humanized, but at the end of the day, I was born to be me for a reason. I stated in numerous blogs what I should be doing and what I need to be doing, but the route of going to do those things hinge on my ability to be the person who I am at the end of the day. Then on the same hand I need to realize that the person who I am is the same person that most people won't get and they don't need to get.

I've finally grasped the notion that people are only meant to be in your life for a season, and literally that's about 90% of them. I have this amazing ability to know a person just from one conversation, that's my thing. I know a persons character and  I know how they are going to act before they even respond to me, that's why I know so many people and know how to deal with a lot of situations. I realize that people are going to be people and that there are different levels of knowing someone. There are those people you acknowledge with just a head nod, then there are those people you stop and talk to, there are those people who you can hang out with at any given time, of course there are those people you simply can't live without, and then there are simply those people that you just say you saw somewhere when they are bought up in random conversations.

And that's LIFE.

I've said that statement over and over again this past year. I honestly think I've found out the reason for my life, and that's just to be true to myself and be adventurous. I was clinging on the notion of always having to keep up with people and always trying to give them answers to their problems that they create for themselves. That's where I failed myself, I mean I care to certain degree, but not fully. And when I say that, I mean I don't care about the drama or pettiness that life has to offer when you deal with people who don't quite get it. I'm really trying to find a way to better phrase that statement without sounding like a complete asshole, but it's true. And what's funny to me is that there are people that will read that and still not get it. Well let me break it down like this, when I live life right now in this moment of time, this is what I want:

1. Great music that promotes those tingly feelings of fun.
2. A Great job where I enjoy going to.
3. Great food to either try or call my favorite
4. An abundance of places to travel to and take a whole bunch of awesome pictures.
5. Adventurous, Outgoing individuals who have a thirst for life to share it all with.

People often complain too much about how life holds them down and drags them through the mud and they don't have time to indulge in activities, and I call bullshit on that. People will always make excuses for things that they want to do but don't know how to do it. I'm great at planning stuff out and making plans that allow room for changes and great errors, that's also my knack in life. That's what I've been doing since the beginning of the year, making myself better, implementing change, and bringing back old policies. I'm doing things that I want to do and it feels great to be doing them, the downside of that was losing friends in the process. I'm starting to come to the terms that it's not a bad thing, but rather a growing up thing, change brings uncertainty and those not so sure feelings, but once you embrace it, change is the best thing that can happen to a person looking for more out of life.

The one piece of advice that I always give people is to live their life and do what makes them happy, so if starting a family and settling down is your pace, then go for it. If being single and traveling the world is your deal, then go for it. The only thing that I ask is that you don't look down on other people and judge them because you don't understand them and what they choose to do with their time and dreams. Love your family, live your live, and cherish life the only way you know how to do it, that brings you happiness, and don't take no for an answer. Because at the end of the day, we only have one life to live, don't waste it doing something you don't want to do.

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