But why?! 

It’s fairly easy to say yes to an opportunity than to an obligation…

Imagine being a college student who feels like studying certain subjects are “useless”. So he doesn’t study them at all.

Then one day, he had nothing to do (as if it was destiny.. ) ,so he decided to study the useless subject.

…DUN DUN DUUUN! *dramatic sound effect *

It turned out to be not so useless after all, what’s more he began to like it.

It’s like judging a book by its cover or hating someone because of their look..

My point is that, be more open minded.

The things you don’t like today , might be the things that you adore tomorrow.


Opposing goals

I’ve read a funny story recently , it may make you cringe…

A mother asked a question on a forum. Her daughter used to be a straight -A student who spent most her days at home . After high school however , she changed drastically .

She started going out with her friends , playing tennis and visiting theatres …

The original question was : What’s wrong with my daughter ? 

… When her daughter finally had a chance to live a “normal” life , instead of being happy about it , the mother started worrying…

For some reason , we’re told that we can only choose one thing. Be a specialist rather than a jack of all trades , master of none..

There are several disadvantages of this “focus on one thing” mindset . The most obvious one is that you will become boring as hell , if you just focus on one thing and neglect the other paths.

It’s not just about being boring , it’s about being bored as well.. Doing the same thing again and again leads to burn out .

Yeah , focusing can accelerate your process to ” success” , but we all know that it’s more about the journey.. Is “success” why you live ?

If you have some spare time , discover alternatives… More alternatives , the better .

I’ve had friends who did a bunch of different things , they never succeeded academically . But they played video games , did martial arts , chess , football , the piano , did magic tricks much better than me .(At this point , I’m talking about 2 people.) Not to mention , they were more outgoing.

You can’t really earn money with these activities , but you choose .