14 years went by fast. I miss you (and I will always be)!
Remember that common saying, "Never judge a book by its cover."
When can you judge a book, then? Once you finish reading it.
Apparently, judging people comes from our human instincts (and human nature). It is a habit as well.
Heck, I enjoy people-watching as I judge them. (Call myself a jerk, then. Every day, I believe everybody judges at least one stranger. It is impossible to avoid it.)
Why do I judge people?
It gives me confidence, but it is the "sore loser" way. (Putting people down makes me better.) Also, it is entertaining. I am insecure, then.
I do not like the person's choice. For instance, I see a couple walking together. I shook my head. Why, so? I see a guy wearing his pajamas, while his lady has a gorgeous dress on. He has no style. She took the time to look pretty for him. (I assumed that he did not put in the time and effort.)
I am jealous. For instance, I see a pretty lady with an average-looking man. Why is she with that dude? She can find somebody better, like myself.
Therefore, I am not completely (100%) happy with myself, then.
Enough with the judging people part. (Go ahead, and judge me.)
How to stop myself from judging others?
16 years later, we remember 9/11/2001.
Terrorists attacked America. Many people died. (Long story, short. Google the rest of the 9/11 story. Sorry, I did not mean to quickly cut it off.)
Where were you when it happened on Tuesday, September 11, 2001?
What is my drive? What is my motivation?
Honestly, it is tough to get my mind fully focused 24/7.
Remember, it goes with the common saying, "Everything happens for a reason." Also, you know what they say, "Hard work pays off."
Yes, I get lazy almost every time I get off my bed in the morning. (I am not much of a morning person.) Most importantly, drinking a cup of coffee always starts my day.
We must set a target goal, or else there will be no motivation.
Yes, I am a tennis coach. For instance, I tell my tennis kids that they must get at least 10 shots in a row. (Focus on consistency. Just grind it out.) Once they do, I must jump over the tennis net.
It is crazy how most entrepreneurs find ways to work less hours, while others work 40 hours a week.
Enough with myself thinking outside of the box. Let's go back to this question, "What motivates you as a lifestyle/personal blogger?"
That is a very good question. Honestly, I do not earn money from creating and writing this blog. (When I first started this blog, I was hugely concerned about earning money as my first priority. Now, I do not care for it anymore.)
Why continue blogging, then?
Blogger, College grad, Hiker, & Traveler.