"If you lose your purpose, its like you're broken." -Hugo (the movie)
Was it fascinating and yet intimidating?
Watching someone with outstanding talent and intelligence work at their craft ='s observing beauty in motion.
I think this is because we're watching someone whose found their purpose and puts 100% of their focus into it.
I'm really glad that those of us who are less than geniuses can also rock.
The ability to discover our purpose and concentrate on it is a big part of what gives us the capacity for awesomeness.
But, I also think that it's okay to be lost...to still be on the search for our purpose. While we're searching that, in itself, becomes our temporary goal- to find out what we're good at and how we can use it to, first, help others and secondly, help ourselves.
On the other end of the spectrum, wandering through life directionless, completely sucks.
Living everyday, simply following the rules of what's currently "trendy" and yet never bothering to really discover who we are at heart or being able to pinpoint what we have to offer to the people around us- that's pretty sucky.
People who rock are usually honest, goal-oriented, and above all- unselfish.
People who suck are generally unapologetic, conformists who allow themselves to be led by the latest trend, and massively self-centered.
I've, at times, sucked- it's easy because you don't have to think or follow your conscience, you only have to act on anger and fear. But the bad part is that it leaves you and those around you feeling like a mass of luke-warm crap.
And who wants to feel like a mass of luke-warm crap?
To occasionally suck, is natural...to rock is awesome but doable.
It does, however, require effort.
So, here are some basic suck-defying keys to rocking that I hope I can follow:
How To Rock & Not Suck
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