Kids, enjoy your life. God knows, you only get one crack at it, and then before you know it (snap), it's game over.
If you're like me, you'll get everything wrong. You'll follow the wrong career, wrong ideas, wrong people, lose money. Don't worry about it. Everyone gets it wrong. Mistakes are free. And chances are, if you haven't thrown a wrench into your own plans, your parents already did this for you several years ago.
Go buy an ice cream sandwich, have a good cry, and try to be happy.
Because the truth is, being human hurts like hell. That's not exactly something people talk about during
graduation ceremonies, but it's true. The moment you declare yourself an adult, you turn into a frightened coon—you might dodge the hunter a few times, but in the end, your tailsection becomes a hat.
Oh sure, I like inspirational speeches about success, fame, fortune, and how working hard pays off. Promises of how you'll be rolling around in piles of cash if you think successful thoughts and say some trademarked magic words.
Well, permit me to give you my opinion:
Life is not about fame and fortune. Some folks crave…