Birthdays had always bought excitement, love and happiness.
A day full of blessings, wishes, fun, laughter and surprises.
There had been a time where we kept waiting, looking forward for our Birthday;
The nights were sleepless and long;
The excitement levels were upto the brim.
Do we still look forward for our birthday the very same way we did?
May be yes.. May be No too..
There are still sleepless long nights, not because of excitement, but because of nightmares.
During your 10th/11th Birthday, the few notable changes that had happened in your life are
- last year you were in 4th Standard and this year you are in 5th
- Last year the science and maths were much easier compared to this year.
And that’s all. (A big fat dot)
And now, on your 21st/22nd Birthday, you don’t even have a track of what all happened in your life.
To be frank, to get a very clear picture, you may have to
- Maintain a “Track sheet of changes in my life” in MS-Excel;
- Format it with properly with Cambria, 12, Column & Row width, etc, etc..;
- And keep updating it twice in a day.
Yeah, that is the only way to know how much change you get to see in your life within a very short span of one year.
The reason for our nightmare now?
It is these changes. The nippy in which things are done and dusted.
Are we really able to cope up with these changes?
Or, are we managing on a daily basis to cope up with this speed??
And the other major thing?
“I am going to be “N+1” tonight 12:00 a.m, but, am I upto the expectation level of my age?”
This is the biggest doubt or fear or worry for most of us who are 21+
The society has set right certain rules and regulations, according to which, you should have achieved certain things as and when you reach certain age.
At the age of 17, you should have completed your schooling;
At the age of 20/21, you should have completed your Degree;
At the age of 23/24, you should have completed your Masters/higher education;
Had you not opted for higher education, get settled in a great job, wherein you get 10L+ package, get married and get children too..
And so on and so forth.
If you are living upto this mark, you are considered as successful by the society.
If not, you are not. It is as simple as that.
Society is not in a mood to see your circumstances, the reasons for, you, not being successful (as per its definition) or anything.
It is neither going to help you pay your bills, nor going to help you come out of the situation in which you are struck!
It is just going to say that you are unsuccessful.
So, why hear someone’s judgement about you who is not even gonna help you get out of this?
Even a free personality test online, suggests you, what all you are required to follow so that you can improve yourself.
If someone is judging you, they should have a solution or at least ways to help you get out of it. Else, you are not required to heed their judgements.
To sum it up,
“Success is a very personal journey;
Don’t let anyone define what is your success”
You are doing good and things are going to be better with each passing day..
You are not just an year old..
You are an year wise too..!!!