Take a breath.
Many of us have had days…weeks…sometimes years, where the world falls apart. The job goes sour, the kids get cranky and wild, the pet dies, our loved one moves or passes away. We are left feeling inadequate, unbalanced, in a stated of upheaval. Changes are ultimately part of life, but when the rug is pulled out from under us, we long for the stability of the past. We are being asked to stretch ourselves, our boundaries, our capabilities, and (it seems like) abandon our dreams.
Read more here in this article published by Oracle 20-20 Magazine! See page 15 (December 2013 issue). Enjoy!
In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn't become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we've ever come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education.
Click on this to read the full speech here.