I’ve disdained comfort and safety. “I’m not the type of person who watches TV every night,” I tell myself. “I make things.” I’m constantly pushing my own boundaries, instantly jumping to the next project when I master the last one. Learn one recipe, time for a new one. I feel the need to be constantly growing by experiencing new things. Every year I make an ambitious set of goals in all aspects of my life. I care about everything; I have opinions about everything. No decisions are easy or simple.
I’m happy to be passionate about life, but sometimes it’s just exhausting.
I don’t want to be average. I want to leave a mark on the world, even if just among my family and friends. I aspire to more.
I want to do more, accomplish more, read more, learn more, create more.
But I need to just be more.
I think it’s time to let myself be comfortable for a while.