It’s not unusual for a person to feel as if they constantly need to upgrade themselves or make some sort of drastic change, either mentally or physically. It’s common for young people to want to get cosmetic surgery to fix this, that and the other ‘defect’. “if the superstars do it, and they have already made it, then how would I stand a chance?” That is sad to hear young kids and adults say, but it is a reality.
I’m not going to make this a sermon on how each person should accept what they were given. I will, however, say that change can and should be a beautiful, life-long situation. I love seeing my kids read uplifting and inspiration books. My 24 year old, Andre, is ran aspiring actor. His latest inspirational read is “Quiet Storm“, the Tony Dungee story.I t’s about developing and maintaining a winning attitude, from what I understand. There is always something in our life we can improve upon, strengthen, adjust or simply eliminate.
Now, does that mean that something is wrong with us? Of course not! Our life is a work in progress. Therefore, it is great to yearn new good habits, for example, eating healthier. I don’t care if you’re 5’5″ and weigh only 130 lbs, you may look great on the outside, but be in the worst mental and medical shape of everybody else in the same category. Growing starts with the mental. Then the physical and medical shall follow suit.
It is said that we are the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with. I would suggest that, if you are interested in seeing what in your life could stand some minor or major improvement, look around you. Are your friends and family doing anything “right”, in your eyes? If not, what could they stand to give a little energy toward improving? Are these same negatives a part of your personal make-up? Read the entire blog post