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When I decided to write my first Hub-Page on what I believe, I’ll be honest, I drew a blank. It seemed like such a simple question. But it had to be something that I abide by everyday; it had to be something that filled every niche in my life. If it didn’t, it wouldn’t have been an adequate answer, not for this article, and not for myself. I sat awake all night before I actually came up with something good enough to put pen to paper -or well electrons to screen (whatever, you get my point) With a two liter of Mountain Dew and dunkin-donuts I began to write. So, what do I believe? you'll just have to read to find out.
I thought about my dad; when I was a child he tried so hard to provide for our family, and we didn't always have an excess, but what we did have was enough. One day when I was maybe 16 or 17 he came home from work, kicked off his work boots, and peeled his sweat soaked tank-top off. I asked him why he worked so hard when he could get any number of jobs that pay the same for half the work. He laughed and said “Because I enjoy it; it makes me happy,” he said it as if he wondered why anyone would do anything but the thing that makes them happy.
It got me thinking that in order to be happy in life you have to do the thing that is true to yourself. That doesn’t just mean what you do for a living; it means everything from how you dress, to your morals and beliefs. You can be a long-haired hippy who loves to smoke grass, or a clean-cut businessman with never a hair out of place. It doesn’t matter. Too many people go through life with a preconceived notion in their head that they have to do what society expects of them, it is drilled in from birth. Do this, or don’t do that. You need this, or you don’t need that. Eventually many people fall into the role that is expected of them, and that role which is true to themselves falls to the back of their mind and is marked off as the frivolous ruminations of a naive child. I am here to tell you that it is not. Now, I do not want to sound like some happy-go-lucky-so-jolly-you-practically-(or literally)-punch-me-in-the-face-stop-smiling-it-is-unnatural-freak, but I want to tell anyone out there that there is something in life that you are meant for, whether or not you have found out what that is or not is irrelevant; it is not something that can be forced so when the time and place are right you'll know that that is what you are meant for.
i have heard once that it is one of the greatest individual triumphs in life to become happy. And to be happy you have to be true to yourself despite what others think. This is what I believe.
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