If there’s one thing I’ve learned recently, it is that life should be about living, not existing. Exploration is a very important part of life. But people seem to spend all day, all month, all year in a routine they’ve created for themselves. Why? Why do humans have a tendency to become so predictable? Sure, they become comfortable and there’s nothing wrong with that. Except that there is.
We have been granted this big, beautiful world, not only as our life source but also as our playground. We should not waste this privilege. It was during my first solo trip that I came to this realization. Sure, Hawaii is a typical vacation spot, but I planned to take advantage of all it had to offer, beyond the warm sand and blue water.
Even in the short week of my life in Hawaii, I noticed a routine I was settling into. It is a hard habit to break, ...