Why You Can't Wait For Adventure To Come To You
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Why You Can't Wait For Adventure To Come To You

Actively seek out the memories you want.

Why You Can't Wait For Adventure To Come To You
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Although I currently am only 18 years old and have many more experiences to come, I feel as though I have done a lot in the short amount of time that I have had. Even just in the past few years I have traveled to foreign countries through student exchange programs, moved around the northeast United States, and have gone to college in America's greatest city, New York. However, one universal thing that I have learned through all of these experiences is that you cannot wait for the adventure to come to you.

One problem that I have noticed many people, especially people my age have, is that they are consistently "bored" or "unhappy", yet never want to find something to do. This perplexes me because some of the greatest adventures you will have in your life will not be things that just fall into your hands, rather the things that you actively seek out. Various people in my life, for example, have complained that no opportunities are ever presented to them to do something incredible, or that nothing "cool" ever happens to them. They either just sit around and wait for something to happen or they are too nervous to just go out and do something on their own. In order to make substantial memories, you have to take control and create them for yourself.

So go out and take risks, do something spontaneous, actively seek out adventure, and you are guaranteed to have something interesting happen!

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