I’m moved by a vision of a better day. Making my tomorrow better for myself and anyone that comes near it. Better than my today and so far removed from where and who I was yesterday.

Every time I have ever been told no is what keeps me moving forward. Rejection in it’s purest of forms has stopped me from settling for less than on so many occasions,I could not be more grateful. I just want my actions to be a subtle way of saying “I hate to say I told you so” to anyone who said I couldn’t when I told them I would. To watch others try to walk back in after walking out so long ago would fill me with such a petty satisfaction that I hope it never happens.

I’ve developed a half unhealthy obsession with becoming the best I possibly can be. Content with who I am and where I’m going but never with where I’m at. Ego got me off the bench and humility allowed me to study the game when I was quickly shown how far from ready for the league I was. Watching others around me constantly lose in the most heartbreaking of fashions is what pushes me to want to find a way to win,so I can show them where they went wrong. I never want to be on the receiving end of your victory speech.

Although I personally would have used a different choice of words, Tupac Shakur may have best summed up what gets me out of bed in the morning when he said “Got tired of small time living and n*ggas telling me no”.

Motivation; find it and fuel it. If you can’t find it, fraudulently manufacture it and fake it until you make it. There is no self help, so help yourself.

Writing About the Human Condition, via My Thoughts, Observations, Experiences, and Opinions — Founder of Journal of Journeys and BRB INC ©

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