You're Not Bored, You're Boring
A new month and a new focus! Trying to find my best self and live my best life, regardless of the website hits and the Instafame.
I’ve just starting reading ‘Life Lessons from Nietzsche’ (seriously a must read!) and being a super smart philosopher and all, he eloquent addresses the issue of human idleness when it comes to being the most genius version of yourself. He writes that the mere fact that you exist today, the inexplicable chance of you born in this time, in this place and as you are should be enough motivation to pursue bold and purposeful living.
That hit me. When you think about it, it’s actually quite incredible that I am alive! The chances of that happening are so small, but it happened and there will never be another one of me. Like seriously, there will never be another exact copy of your or my DNA - we are all so unique. I’m not even trying to stroke our egos, it’s a scientific fact! So with that in mind, I question why we would waste these incredible moments of life being anything but spectacular!
This somewhat resonates with my motto of the moment: you’re not bored, you’re boring. Harsh at it may sound, in reality it’s a wonderfully positive message because it’s telling you that you have the capabilities to do or be whatever you desire. If you don’t want to be bored, do something about it. If you’re unhappy, change it. Life is what you make it and 9 times out of 10 you can alter your environment to suit your desires. It might not be easy but it’s doable.
Our mere existence is too great a gift to be lived out in any unfulfilling manner. Nietzsche writes that we often waste time conforming to what society deems acceptable, instead of being true to ourself and breaking the mould. I created Bad Blogger because I wanted a space that was different to what the majority were doing. I spent too long trying to copy others, creating the content that seemed popular at the time yet I was bored. The sad truth is that I myself was boring because I wasn’t doing anything fresh; I was simply regurgitating the same stuff that was already out there.
“You will never influence the world by trying to be like it”.
With the change, I’m so much more fulfilled. Even if no one visits my sites or likes my pictures, I’m happy playing around and trying new things in a way that best reflects me. Even if it’s just me sitting at home in a blonde wig and Versace jacket, so be it! Lol, I’m having fun and living my best life! In all aspects of life, do you every single day and never take a moment for granted. Henceforth, you’ll find your best, less “boring” self and start to live more purposefully.