I am late to everything. I wish part of me was not exaggerating, but it is true. I have been late 5-10 minutes to almost every single class in my college career. I have been late to running practice, social events, interviews, and even emergencies. This is undoubtedly one of my biggest weaknesses. It has gotten to the point where I feel like it’s impossible for me to be on time. Actually, I hate being on time.
My issue is that society’s priority is to be on time or five minutes early to everything. I have been told by random people that “it’s never late to change.” I’m going to put this expression to the test. I figure that even though I love having a minute extra to look in the mirror, fix my room, eat something, send a text, or even listen to Goldfish (band that I’m currently addicted to) I have to change.
Changes occur naturally. Throughout time we change due to experiences we live, although sometimes you make the same mistake so often that you became a master at getting away with it, over and over again. We all have the power to change quirks that we have. To become a person that we love more. Self-love is about taking care of yourself, letting yourself become a superior human being than you are, simply because you want to.
To be honest, I hate being late to everything. I really am. So I guess I ought to follow my own advice and change. Change for the positive. Change because I know I can do better and change my quirk because I want to love myself more.
Like Andy Warhol said “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”
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Here is a bit about me: Name is Wuisa! I’m a nonconformist nomad, adventurer and seeker of pleasure. A twenty-one-year-old explorer. In search of those petit unforgettable blissful moments in life. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in the Andes Mountains where fall-like weather is eternal. I’m in my last semester of college at Randolph College in vintage Lynchburg, Virginia, taking 20.5 academic credits. An Environmental Studies major with a minor in French. I love to stay busy and go for long distance runs in the forest. If sunbathing naked were a sport, I would have countless gold medals. I find Ayn Rand’s views on objectivism brilliant, and I think Chuck Palahniuk is a creative genius. I am obsessed with Frida Kahlo‘s paintings and Pablo Neruda’s Poems. In my spare time, I write poetry, cook and watch foreign films. I promise you this, one day I’m going to stop whatever I’m doing, buy a ticket to Paris, then buy a ridiculously expensive camera and sleep in a tent near the Eiffel Tower. Never forget inspiration is endless. Pas.