these individuals who can not seem to flip their minds off? Individuals who spend virtually each hour of on daily basis swimming in anxious ideas? Individuals who put further strain on themselves to be all the things for everybody? (*Raises hand*) Nicely, that is me. It is a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it retains me motivated and self-aware. However, it implies that I will be on an extended, unending journey of fulfilling my life’s objective.
As a lot as I wish to cease being so onerous on myself, I fear that if I am not ceaselessly endeavoring to higher myself and make a distinction on the earth — in small or massive methods — then I am going to lose that zeal and fall in need of the desires that I’ve all the time envisioned for myself. Ambition generally is a labyrinth: it drives you to succeed, however it virtually nullifies that success by reminding you that what you obtain won’t ever be ok as a result of there’s all the time extra to perform. There’s an added weight to your phrases, ideas, and actions that makes all the things really feel like a high-stakes scenario.
If that sounds exhausting, that is as a result of it’s. However it’s how I am wired, and I’ve accepted it. That being stated, it is one thing that I am constantly studying learn how to handle. Nervousness and ambition aren’t synonymous, so I have been determining methods to concentrate on the latter with out succumbing as a lot to the previous. For this week’s Music Mood Board, I am highlighting three songs that I have been enjoying every time I really feel myself giving in to a stressed thoughts and overwhelming ideas. Hearken to them forward.