My 55th birthday is around the corner. I feel 15. Doctor who hacked up my knee when I was 16 told me I’d have trouble walking or standing by age 50. He laughed when he told me to get a desk job. I’m having the last laugh cause I don’t feel an ounce of pain anywhere. A woman who recently went vegan told me she didn’t realize how bad she actually felt until she felt what veganism does for you. Eating meat is cruel and senseless. Sorry not sorry. Live and let live #55#doublenickles#meatfree#lastlaugh#ilovemesomeme#ditchdairy#veganclub#meatlessmonday
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When you buy the line that “hard work leads to success,” it makes you think that “people who are poor just don’t work hard.”
…and that’s where the poor get the reputation that they are “lazy” or somehow at fault for their own circumstance, because people believe somehow they just didn’t work hard enough.
Those kinds of beliefs cause a lot of pain, and simply aren’t true.
I know a coconut seller on my block. He has a wife, who is a market woman…they have two kids, and work from dusk till dawn. Everyday. He's the hardest working man I've ever seen. Yet he barely lives in a comfortable home.
When I asked how things were going, the wife told me they are barely making ends meet.
They’re stressed out, and hoping to stay alive.
People who work hard do not always have success in life….just as people who succeed have often not worked hard for it.
Do people who work hard *sometimes* have success in life? Absolutely.
And that’s why we all do it - because we all want to make it in this world. We want to be comfortable, and happy, and be able to provide for our families.
But make no mistake that there is always a bit of luck in success.
Whether it’s your good health, a fortunate introduction, or something else…there is always a bit of luck.
And if you’re self-aware as a successful person, you are thankful for that luck every day…and feel completely undeserving of it when others struggle so hard.
I don't have anything figured out.
I often don't know what I'm doing. I feel anxious or sad. I can't sleep and get up with a sense that nothing is in its place.
I don't write much about this because I want to highlight the good in my life - kind of like smiling for the camera.
Then I hear people ask this question. “Why is everyone’s life better than mine?” I'm unsettled by the notion that what I write (positive, because I am) might be contributing to a phenomenon I want no part of: the sowing of a collective sense of desperation.
A social network is intended to connect, inspire and lift. Not to lose us in a delusion of our own design.
I'm truly happy, and proud of my life. Also, I’m afraid and fail (unglamorously - not like Michael Jordan) and do things I regret.
Just because you don't see something doesn't mean it doesn't exist. No one escapes mistakes, illness, loss, sorrow. There is no such thing as a charmed life. Perfection is bullshit, and grossly overrated.
Please don’t buy into that. Don't waste a second comparing yourself to others. Give this messy, absurd, possibly pointless life your best shot. Know that anything dark you go through everyone goes through.
I know I do.
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