I was 25.
I hated my life. I felt like I was the one person on the planet that was good at a lot of things, but not great at anything.
I felt like I was wasting my talents, whatever they were. Because my god, I had to be worth more than peddling Coach purses in the mall day in and day out.
I felt like my genius escaped me. Whatever that was.
I come from a nice family. No horror stories here, no super-poor, super-sad upbringing. Just good, decent parents. Both working decent jobs making decent livings. Enough to supply me and my siblings with everything we ever wanted and needed.
And that’s all my parents have ever wanted for me.
No one ever asked me to be great.
No one ever said that going to school, getting a degree, getting married, and settling down with a nice man was not good enough. <- I said that.
Somewhere along the road I decided that I needed to be GREAT. I needed to be exactly what I wanted to be. I needed to succeed in a way that I had seen no one before.
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