… I don’t like to beat about the bush. My posts are very short and focused, as everything in the millennial kids world is. Our focus span is just too short and we have to manage as much as possible in as little time as possible. It’s a constant race against time, we race through the day in order to finish everything while the sun is still shinning (and before the beer gathering at the pub starts), we race through the week in order to get that FRIYAY feel, we race through the year to finally get that instasummer goalz and show off our BIKINI BODY.
As one of those racers, I have to say, it’s not that bad to seize the day as much as possible. We didn’t hype for nothing phrases as:
Seize the day!
Live every day as if it was your last!
At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.
But is this level of motivation and persistence pressure really healthy? I mean, sometimes I feel useless because I feel like I’m racing against so much more successful people around me. That’s why I’m investing so much of my life into studying and social media and sometimes it just feels like I’m wasting my life, as if I should’ve done so much more by now.
We constantly scroll through our main feeds in search for the perfect lives, looking at perfect people who are even younger and more successful than we are and we wonder… We wonder why! What’s wrong with us? Why aren’t we that successful? Are we ever going to be sucesful? Am I doing something wrong? Am I ever going to be able to afford anything seen on those luxury travel seaside photos?
You so persistent and motivated, you just have to get that energy flowing!
You start working out before work, you dress for the job you want not the one you have, then you give your best at work, because sooner or later it will be your time to shine, someone will notice, you’re so sure of it! Then you use your free time for your individual goals in life, cause you want to be that Instagram Influencer one-o-one. And since you want to have it all, beauty, success and a rich social life, you continue into the night!
And after some time your questions start to sound like this: will I ever be able to afford myself some peaceful me-time?
With this tempo on the rise and everything changing as quick as the mobile technology industry, I would dare to say: no.
Then you realize you can’t function as a robot, you are seeking constant productivity and you are not able to achieve it. That’s when you discover yoga, meditation, feng shui, and so much other exotic interesting relaxation, peacefulness, and balance methods but you realize you’ve overbooked yourself with so much stuff and you just don’t have the guts to stop it now that you’ve started to smell the flowers.
The again, maybe this kind of behaviour isn’t actually a millenial thing. People always strived to success and being able to have a purpose on earth and leave a mark.
Will I be pretty? Will I be rich? – even Doris Day sang it over 60 years ago with a spark in her eye.
Que será, será
Whatever will be, will be
The future’s not ours to see
Que será, será
What will be, will be