Well, Happy Birthday to me. It may have taken a while to finally not give "a rats ass" as to what other people think, but l think l have arrived. Of course clarity came the day Steve Jobs died and his Commencement Speech at Stanford University made the rounds on Facebook.
His whole speech was insightful and moving. I particularly liked this quote the best.
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be
trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most
important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow
already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary" - Steve Jobs
So often we cave to what society expects. Who's to say that's right?