“You say they create their own reality,” said Veronika, “but what is reality?”
What is Reality?
Reality is but a manifestation of our imagination.
What’s real, what’s not? Who is to say, who is to decide?
What you imagine, therefore, is
your version of reality.
It’s funny when people start to define reality. In actual fact, how is it even determined? Society is definitely not an indicator, for society is defined as the collective norms of people in an environment. If you’re different, you think differently and have different norms, does this mean your reality is false? People need to start realising that only they can define what they think is real.
Others like to look up to me thinking “I’ve got it all figured out” and “I know it all”. In actual fact, I’m lost all the time, I’ve felt beaten up and far from my definition of success. Reality to me has changed from a fancy up-class elegant future, to a hard work sacrificial persevering present. It’s no longer the rainbows butterflies and sunshine, it’s the dancing in the thunderstorm, swimming against the currents and perhaps riding the waves later on.
If I make sense, sometimes I stop what I’m doing for I’m marvelled at the fact that I’m a human, a living breathing human walking the face on earth with a huge ass dream in me. Sometimes it gets overwhelming to accept the fact that I, a little nobody that comes to the world, will become a somebody when I leave. Sometimes I even wonder if I’m real, if everything is real, if anything is real. We never really know, do we?
So What’s The Deal?
Yeah, so what’s the deal? As you start to begin to realise now, reality is a made up thing from people’s imagination. Do you want to accept other’s version of reality of live it up to your own version? What’s real? What’s not? We never really find out, do we? So why live everyday, fearing anything? Perhaps we are just some microorganisms living and dying in the really wider universe of the unknown. Why worry about the small little 1% mistake in your grade? Why dwell in the heart break 4 years ago? Why stop yourself from enjoying every aspect of life? It’s your life, your reality. Live it to your own expectations and have no fear.
Go on, live your dreams. Find out what’s out there. Enjoy everyday to its fullest. Embrace nature. Love yourself. Do something.
“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.”