I feel like it has been forever since I have done a Write About It Wednesday. I decided to take a mini break from my blog over my winter break. It was not planned at all, and I have no real excuse for it, I just didn’t feel particularly inspired to write. Now that I am back at school, I feel more motivation and I’m ready to get back on the blogging horse, so to speak.
This week I thought I would talk about the happy life. I think this quote is so important, and it always makes me feel inspired when I read it. It reminds me that we are in charge of our own lives, and if there is something that is keeping us down, we don’t have to let it persist. We can change our lives at any point in our existence. If I chose to move to Argentina tomorrow, I could. Our life can be anything we want it to be, but we have to put in the work to make it possible.
One way that I am trying to make my happy life right now is by pursuing a formal education in graphic design. When I was thinking about applying to colleges and researching endless majors that I thought I might be interested in, there was only one main priority for me. I did not want to work in a dead end job doing something I didn’t enjoy for the rest of my life. Someone told me to try to make a living out of what you do in your free time, and that is when it hit me. I’m into typography. I could just about name every typeface in a standard word-processing application and got very good at recreating these fonts by hand. Thats when I chose graphic design.
Now that I am in a nationally ranked design school I feel like I have made a good choice. Everyday I get to be creative and push my mind to think differently. I get to work with my hands, use all the pretty colors, and express myself on a daily basis. I know that with this degree, I won’t be sitting at a desk all day doing repetitive, mindless work, and that is the happy life for me.
How are you making your happy life?
Peace out, enjoy life, and live the adventure.