When I watch one of of my favourite motivational videos A Story For Tomorrow, the narrator starts
“You are on a quest, to search for the same thing that everyone is searching for.”
But what are you searching for? What are you looking for in life? What are you waiting for?
“The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.”
Am I going to be motivated in life, by the eyes of other people or motivated by working towards my own goals and plans?
Will anyone explain to me why I continue doing what I do, why I do the things I do, or will I explain them myself?
I try to follow three rules of thumb:
- Be friendly
- Be yourself
- Do good things
And I try to take control of my life.