Don’t Hold Yourself Back From The Life You Were Meant To Live

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Jack Cain

“There isn’t a place on earth you can go that won’t be exactly where you’re supposed to be.”

— Unknown

It’s fine to want to escape sometimes, to put the world behind you and search for something different. It’s fine to want to be something else, if just for a moment.

But you can’t run from the life you’re meant to live. You can walk away from things you hate or are scared of. You can bolt from the things you don’t want to invest in, but you can’t remove yourself from the path you’re meant to travel down.

Because no matter how far you go, you’ll always find your way back to where you’re supposed to be.

Wanting to take a detour is a part of life we all choose at one point or another. It’s how we find out that we actually want to finish our life path.

When we run, it helps us solidify that we are where we’re supposed to be. We learn what we miss, what we want out of life, who we’re going to try to be.

And all of that is so important.

So if this is you today and you’re ready to bolt, then feel free. As much as people like to say that running away is not the answer, sometimes it’s the only answer.

And you’re the only one with the power to do it.

Go and run freely. Let the adrenaline carry you to amazing places and new experiences. Let yourself be molded and changed from this other path you’ve ventured down.

When you decide to return, you’ll be an even better person than before. You’ll have more to bring to the world around you, to yourself. Let go of what every one says or thinks or feels and just do you.

And if that means escaping for a while?

Then just do it. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

A small-time blogger with big-time dreams just making it a day at a time.

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