For This I Believe
I believe in always doing what is fun at the time, and not worrying about the
later consequences. This belief is definitely not without faults, and it has
gotten me in trouble several times, but I know I will always be this way,
and there is no changing it.
One of the reasons this belief is important to me is because I believe at the
end of the day, if you live this way, you will have more to show for yourself.
I know I do. Almost everyday I do something where I choose to do the
more fun option and I always end up feeling better about myself.
I think that this belief was formed at a very young age. For as long as
I can remember, I have always been giving up on things, I.E., school work
and projects, and going and doing something more fun. My earliest
recollection of this was when I was in kindergarten. I remember not caring
as much as the other kids if I pleased the teacher by doing a good job on a
project, instead preferring to go and play kickball as soon as possible.
My belief has definitely been challenged in the past, and it still is challenged
now, by my mom and dad. I cant tell you how many times my mom has said
to me: “You do the fastest possible job on everything!” Usually when she
says that, I just shake it off, but once in a while when she says it I will
actually get motivated, and spend a little more time on a project, but by
the next day I am done with that.
A perfect example of this belief would be when I do my homework
Every night. At maximum, I spend about 45 minutes on homework. And
while im doing homework I am always thinking about what im going to do
that is way more fun afterwards, and it sometimes prevents me from doing
the best possible job.
There are definitely times when I wish I could change my belief, but I know
If I did, I really wouldn’t be me. Wanting to always have fun is just part of
Me, and I think if you don’t want to have fun all the time, you’re weird.
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