“It takes courage to break away and stop living your life based on other’s expectations!”
I used to live life based on what other people would want me to be, never for myself. Just a few years ago that I had that courage, never too old to start life for myself.
I once posted a question on Facebook: how old is too old for a guy to wear his hat backwards? And a dear friend of mine reminded me to wear your hat however you like and stop worrying about what other people think.
It is a simple reality that often times we get caught up in the herd mentality and rely on other’s opinions to shape and mold us. From a young age we are taught to run with the pack and avoid standing out or being different; lest other kids make fun. It takes courage to break away and stop living your life based on other’s expectations! If you pay attention to advertising you will notice the purpose is to convince you that what you have, who you are, how you look is not good enough. As if your identity is connected with your possessions or lack thereof.
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