Becoming Those Around You
Remember how your dear mother always told you to choose your friends wisely? Guess what, she’s right. Believe it or not, the people you choose to surround your life with, have a huge influence on your direction.
You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.
Jim Rohn via Thomas Schranz
Belonging is an innate part of human nature. It’s exactly why clubs, groups, and sadly, gangs, exist. It’s also why the term ‘getting out’ exists.
Many people will tell you that you should lead your own way. But I believe that is how some get lost. The feeling of belonging is often so strong, that it blinds you of the greener grass. Whether it is or isn’t.
I’ve ‘gotten out’ many times. First out of a terrible group of...