My future, once laid out like a colorful map on a child’s restaurant placemat, is now as muddy and dirty as the face of a world-weary hobo. I am in a swimming pool that is lit by youth. I am weary, I am old, I am sailing on a boat made of newspaper, and like the medium itself, I am sinking.
I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, and I felt like I should have decided already.
If you are still capable of generating great ideas, can still program and are business savvy, then you are capable of creating a startup.
INFJ – 90
It’s a natural thing to, as you grow older, feel calmer. This is not to say you’ll feel relaxed about your life, but you’ll be, in a deep way, calmer.
I just wanted to share some things I’ve learned throughout my 27 years. Most things I’ve learned the hard way, but hopefully that just makes my future easier.
Sleeps with one eye open, scaring nearby children.
Growing up is exciting, but a little bit scary.
Accept and believe the compliments you receive.
The cliché is true: it’s not about the years you’ve had in life, but the life you’ve had in your years.