Tuesday: alarm clock, traffic jam, job, traffic jam, [TV, video games, cleaning, FB], sleep
Wednesday: alarm clock, traffic jam, job, traffic jam, [TV, video games, cleaning, FB], sleep
Thursday: alarm clock, traffic jam, job, traffic jam, [TV, video games, cleaning, FB], sleep
Friday: alarm clock, traffic jam, job, traffic jam, [TV, video games, cleaning, FB, drinking], sleep
Saturday: sleeping, [hangover, drinking, cleaning, pretending you do something], sleep
Sunday: sleeping, [hangover, drinking, cleaning, pretending you do something], sleep
With a small exception in a square brackets, I bet your week is pretty much like the one I described above. Many people consider that as life. I don't.
Most of them are so busy by doing all kinds of daily routines that they just simply can't fit any real life in their schedules. Are you one of them? I think that to answer such question is not so easy, because of a few. One of them is that most people consider happiness as the state when they are not sad or when they are living a little bit better than others. In my mind it's not right. The real happiness is only when you are sincerely happy about how you are living despite any other reasons or comparisons to others. Another reason is that most people don't know what they really want. Most of our needs are just adopted habits and patterns from the surroundings person was raised in. Most people are just following the scenario they were raised in and keep on continuing it for the rest of their lives not even realizing that it might not be right. Some of them feel that something is not right, but usually they are too busy to make a critical thinking and change their lives.
Finding a real life is not easy, it takes courage, skills, determination and many other features. Anyway, it is possible. The first thing to do is to realize that things you are doing might not have a meaning. The second step is to develop yourself for a meaningful life. And I mean meaningful for you, not for others. Everything else is just a technical part. Everyone of us has a different start in life, but the good news is that despite that everybody has a chance for the same glorious finish. This depends on you, what are you going to do to live a real, happy and meaningful life.
I would like to know what does the real life means to you?