A lot of us are spending our time looking for signs; signs to do something we're scared of, try something new, or even to just wake up tomorrow morning.
This is your sign.
Walking through downtown LA the other day, I was feeling pretty uninspired and unmotivated. People show the highlights of their day/week/life on their social medias, but very rarely do we see any of the hardships people go through.
This makes it easy to assume everybody on social media is living this fantasy life, some kind of extraordinary perfection. But this doesn't exist.
Life is full of so many ups and downs, regardless of if we get to actually see that in other people's lives. I try to be as honest and as open as I can with my audience, but there's times where I've gone through situations that couldn't be talked about on the internet.
With the industry I'm in, it's so incredibly easy to get discouraged and unmotivated. "Success" is judged by numbers on a screen. I'm constantly comparing my own success to the successes of others.
I try to remind myself that everybody goes through life at different paces. Just because someone might be 2 chapters ahead of you in a book, doesn't mean you're not going to get to that chapter.
Good things take time.
As I was saying, I was walking through DTLA unmotivated & uninspired. The creative juices were not flowing.
While walking back to my apartment after an unsuccessful outing, I stumbled across these literal signs & I found them pretty impactful. They were just sitting there, hidden away on a side street.
If you're looking for a sign, this is it. You only have one way to go and that is UP. Upwards and onwards! Put any of that negativity behind you and start living your life for YOU! Bad breakup? THEIR LOSS. Not doing well in school? Try something new! Switch up your courses! Find something that makes you happy!
You stumbled across this post just like I stumbled across these signs. Everything will be okay!
So stop stressing about whatever is going on in your life, you're going to get through it and come out stronger at the end of it! Strive for greatness for YOU and your life, because you're the one that has to live it!
I love you guys xo