Everyone goes through tough times in their lives. Thus, most people have probably been told that it gets better. Is that really true? Personally, I’ve had times in my life when I’ve vehemently rejected the sentiment. Sadness can cloud your vision and convince you that you’re stuck where you are.
When did life become so full of unnecessary clutter? How did we lose sight of the big picture in order to pursue tiny and meaningless goals? Where did the idea of living simply go, and how can we find it again?
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: travel is one of life’s greatest joys. Even knowing that, getting stuck in our comfort zones is easy, and sometimes we need a little nudge out the door.
It’s a feeling that every idealist knows well. You dream day and night about the perfect future you’re sure to achieve one day. You envision upcoming events in great detail, imagining how smoothly they’re sure to go. But no matter what, reality never matches up.