You Weren’t Born For An Ordinary Life

Seth Doyle

You weren’t born to do things in a cookie-cutter manner, you weren’t born to conform to routine and go through the motions – you were born for so much more.

You were born for magic and leaving an impact. You were born to make a difference in people’s lives and achieve your big dreams. You were born to be brilliant, not ordinary, so please don’t give up just yet.

It’s time to stop doing what you think you’re supposed to be doing and start doing the things that make you giddy, the things that make your stomach feel like a million exclamation marks are exploding. Start doing things that challenge you and make you want to be a better person. Start investing in yourself and start creating your dreams, instead of slaving away over someone else’s.

You are capable of so much and you should never settle.

Don’t settle for love, or relationships, or in a career – your time is too valuable for you to waste it being miserable. There are too many paths and roads to take to stay on one that isn’t making you feel alive and in love with everything around you.

Don’t settle for someone who doesn’t respect you or treat you like a priority. Don’t get hung up on people whose attention you have to fight for. Don’t be the one giving your all to a relationship that would immediately collapse without your maintenance. Don’t lose your dreams and your spirit to a career that barely allows you to live the life you’ve always dreamed of.

There are millions of paths in this life and each person walks a different one. Everyone one of us has a different story, a different background, and a different dream – no two are exactly the same and that’s what makes us so unique.

You weren’t born for ordinary, you weren’t born to follow the crowd and succumb to routine.

Routine is what kills people while they’re still alive, it’s what makes people lose interest and stops people from chasing their dreams.

Don’t let yourself settle or become comfortable. Don’t allow yourself to ease into the comfort zone because that’s where dreams go to die.

You are brilliant and wonderful, and capable of so much but it’s easy to get lost in this world when you don’t know where you’re going. It’s easy to fall into a routine, it’s easy to just stay because it’s what you’ve become used to, and it’s easy to forget all the greatness you have inside of you when you’re used to doing the same work over and over.

Getting out of the routine you’re in is hard but it’s worth it because you weren’t born for ordinary – you were born for so much more.

Break out of your routine, make changes, quit anything that doesn’t make your cells dance and pursue what will. Ditch the unfulfilling relationships, cut the toxic people out of your life, ask for what you want and never feel bad for chasing your dreams. You are capable of so much more than you give yourself credit for.

There’s an entire world out there waiting for you to leave your mark, it’s time to stop settling and go after it. I believe in you. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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