I May Be Confused, But I Know What I Want

I thought I would be the happiest person when I started a band and wrote metal music. I thought my path to greatness would be smooth and all I’d do is keep honing my craft even my fingers bleed I wouldn’t stop. I thought I could play the guitar and compose melodies for the rest … Continue Reading →

 

I Surrender. I Don’t Want to Compete.

My college professors told me that life is a competition and if I don’t compete I don’t stand a chance. My parents told me the same thing. At some point, I agree. After all I wouldn’t be here writing my opinion. I wouldn’t be here learning about writing or marketing so people can love my … Continue Reading →

 

I’m Different. You’re Different. What’s the Matter?

Imagine all people love the same color: Red. All people love the same movie — only one movie: Star Wars. Then only one music: Bohemian Rhapsody. And only one food: Pizza. I could go on forever providing examples, but these will suffice for now. The point is, we all have different preferences. And that makes humans … Continue Reading →

 

Sometimes, I Don’t Follow Advice

The vegan lifestyle has made them happier and better people, great. You can try that but don’t expect similar results. Their experiences wouldn’t replicate as your experience. The digital nomad lifestyle has made them wealthy and fulfilled, great. You can try that, too. But again, don’t expect similar results. It would never be the same … Continue Reading →

 

People Think I’m Crazy, But That’s Okay

They think I’m not living life to the fullest. That I’m doing it wrong. That I’m settling for less and I don’t have ambitions in life. And my worldview is absurd (some of my friends and relatives ridicule my worldview). I respect them. When I didn’t cut my hair for a year and started ignoring … Continue Reading →

 

There Are More Things To Learn, It Never Ends

Deliberate learning has been part of my daily routine since I started reinventing myself. And I believe, every people should do it. Every people should set aside time for learning, challenging their beliefs, and asking questions. Often, I remind myself I’m no expert of anything and there are more things I need to learn. If … Continue Reading →

 

Because Life is Short

Why did I drop the opportunity to study law? Because life is short. I wanted to play in a band and pursue music. I wanted to write songs and read and write novels. I wanted to do things that make me feel more alive. Why did I resign from my first writing job? Because I … Continue Reading →

 

A Short Letter to All Self-Centered, Bossy Employers

They wanted me to follow the rules. They wanted me to stick with the agreement even though things didn’t work out. They wanted me to follow the path they’re heading to, and I’m their minion so they can progress their business — even though it’s a dead-end business. But I quit. Just because you’re the … Continue Reading →