What if you knew exactly when you were going to die? Would you keep working at your 9–5 job? Or would you go and achieve absolutely everything you’ve ever wanted to do?
The truth is that we’re all gonna die… it’s a fact. I could genuinely get hit by a bus tomorrow…. or I may live another 80 years. The truth is simply that I want to live my life with no regrets, to leave a legacy, and to accomplish everything that I could ever dream of.
As a kid, I dreamt of travelling the world. I imagined hanging out by the Sydney Opera House, exploring the Amazon Rainforest, and climbing Volcanoes. And that’s exactly what I’m doing right now.
Within 2 months of graduating from high school, I moved to Australia. Why? Becuase I could. I wanted to get off my ass and stop playing GTA V on my PS4. I wanted to stop doing bullshit activities that would get me nowhere in life. And so I got on a plane at Heathrow Airport in London with a one way ticket to Melbourne.
Sure, I’ve learnt a lot more in the past few months than my entire high school years combined. I’ve learnt how to financially sustain myself generating money from my laptop anywhere in the world via my music career, as well as life skills such as cooking and doing my own washing haha. My grammar and punctuation does admittedly need a lot of work though.
But already, travelling has taught me to not give a fuck. I’m ultimately in charge of my own destiny, and my future. And so I’m writing out everything that i want to accomplish, and ticking items off my list one-by-one.
In 10 years time, you won’t care about that random hate comment on YouTube about your content. In 10 years time, you won’t give a shit about people’s opinions on how you should live your life. Instead, you have to ask yourself what makes you happy? What do you wanna achieve? Go and do it now… before it’s too late.
Don’t stare at a screen fantasizing about being in the Madives or Hawaii. Work your ass off to save up for a plane ticket and go there. Because if there’s something that you never want to own, it’s regret.
Evaluate your life right now. Are you happy? If not, what’s holding you back from your ambitions? Go and eliminate that problem whilst you have the opportunity.
I’m just an 18 year old guy from the UK. But I had the courage to escape the typical 9–5 job and instead focus solely on my ambitions. This is a written blog containing my thoughts and adventures.
Welcome to my journey…