My Philosophy of Life
My philosophy of life is quite simple. When I was younger, I would always be more focused on the things that people had. I would look at my other cousins, and since their parents had better jobs than my mom, they would have nicer clothes, or the newest video games before I did all the time. This would make me feel really self conscious throughout my childhood, not necessarily because I was worried about not getting as much as they would. When I turned 16 and got a job, I had decided that I was going to save all my money, and eventually get all the nice things that my cousins had. It was at this same time too, that I had started to fall in love with the idea of going to concerts, and finding new music to listen to. I would be spending all my money on concerts, and would never have anything concrete to tangibly have with my money, and my cousins would still have all these nice possessions they could hold onto. I had the experiences that they didn't, but they were just embedded in my mind, and they could physically touch and use theirs, it didn't seem fair. When I had decided to move to Florida to visit my step dad for a few months before moving to Boston to go to Emerson College, that was when my perspective changed. We were at a hot spring south of our town of residence Ocala, called Alexander Springs. I had been discussing money problems that I would be facing, and how expensive a piece of clothing was I believe, when my step fathers girlfriend responded with a phrases that had changed my view forever. She said that “money is best spent by experiences.” This is my philosophy of life. I believe that the meaning of my life is to have the most experiences that one can.
My idea of a fulfilled life is to have one that one can look at without regret for anything significant. I strive to push myself into uncomfortable situations, and to see the most of the ...
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