By: Destiny Harris
Why do we spend so much of our life doing things we don’t want to do?
Why do we spend our time with people we do not enjoy spending time with?
Why do we spend our money on things we don’t care about?
Why do we try to change how we look to appeal to others who don’t care about us?
Why do we spend so much of our time trying to prove ourselves to people who don’t give a shit?
Why do we spend so much of our time worrying about things that never happen?
Why do we stay in relationships that we aren’t happy or satisfied in?
Why do we let people take advantage of us?
Why do we spend so much of our lives underestimating ourselves?
Why do we spend so much of our lives waiting for the perfect moment to follow our dreams?
Why do we wait to find the person we are looking for instead of doing our part to position ourselves to be found?
Why do so many of us put our lives on hold until we find that “special person”?
Why do we spend so much of our lives in front of a television screen?
Why do we wait until it’s too late to tell the people we love and care about how we feel?
Why do we spend so much of our lives trying to reach the next milestone instead of enjoying each milestone that we reach along the way?
Why do we often wait to take care of ourselves when it’s too late?
Why do we constantly fall in love and get romantically involved with people who we know aren’t good for us?
Why do we often feel desperate in our search for love and affection when we can give ourselves this?
Why do we fear being alone? Why don’t we love ourselves enough to be with ourselves? Why can’t we stand being with ourselves? What is so bad about being enraptured in our own beautiful solitude?
Why do we live in places we don’t even like —with weather we hate?
Why do we stay working for employers we loathe for years and years?
Why do we so often believe that we do not have the power within ourselves to change our situations?
Why do we sell ourselves and our time to the rat race without ever giving our deepest dreams any of ourselves and our time?
Why do we constantly eat like shit, yet complain about how shitty we feel?
Why do we settle for relationships with people who aren’t even worth our time?
Why are so many of us comfortable living in ignorance?
Why are so many of us comfortable living our lives with no self-education after we complete school?
Why do we spend so much of our time trying to impress people who don’t matter?
Why do we let others dictate the direction of our life?
Why do we let our parents determine what we major in at college?
Why do we let others make us feel negative emotions?
Why do we let others disrespect us?
Why do we not do most of the things on our bucket lists?
Why do we think we do not deserve to be happy?
Why do we so often experience low self-esteem and self-confidence when who we are is: enough?
Why are so many of us insecure about our bodies?
Why are so many of us envious of other peoples’ successes? Why do so many of us struggle to be genuinely happy for others?
Why do we let our past determine the issues we face later in life?
Why do we let our bosses take advantage of our time and dignity?
Why do we so often trust the wrong people?
Why do so many of us stop dreaming as we get older?
Why do so many of us keep dreaming, but never do anything to accomplish those dreams?
Why do some of us have kids we know we rather not have, don’t want to sacrifice time for, and do not want to invest in?
Why do we spend so much money on things we can’t afford?
Why do we avoid preparing for our futures?
Why do we often forget to enjoy life amid everything?
Why don’t we cry when we need to? Why do we keep holding things in?
Why do we struggle to balance discipline and enjoyment throughout our entire lives?
Why don’t we dance more in front of the mirror?
Why do we forget to laugh along this journey called: life?