Answer the "50 questions that will free your mind"

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1. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? 21 2. Which is worse, failing or never trying? Never trying, you automatically fail. 3. If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do?Because its how society is anymore. 4. When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done? I hope not, I hope to do many things, but will I be given the time? 5. What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world? The views society holds on us. 6. If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich? A travel photographer. 7. Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing? Working towards doing what I believe in. 8. If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently? I’d want to get married and have kids sooner, and take the family to see the world 9. To what degree have you actually controlled the course your life has taken? To the best of my ability at the time, once I have more money saved up from work it’ll be easier to take control. 10. Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things? Doing the right things, I think? 11. You’re having lunch with three people you respect and admire. They all start criticizing a close friend of yours, not knowing she is your friend. The criticism is distasteful and unjustified. What do you do? Explain nobodys perfect, all they’re looking at are flaws, in their opinion, however nobody ever knows what someone is going through or what they’ve been through, society needs to stop judging people. 12. If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be? Happiness should come first in life, but in this society money comes first, so try to save up your money and then do what makes you happy, find a job that you love, so you don’t dread going to work and just work towards happiness. 13. Would you break the law to save a loved one? Haha, of course. 14. Have you ever seen insanity where you later saw creativity? The background to every photoshoot, it sounds insane, then you watch it come to life and create something beautiful. 15. What’s something you know you do differently than most people?I hold most things in for a long time, because I prioritize everyone that I care about before me. 16. How come the things that make you happy don’t make everyone happy? Because no one is the same, we all have our own happiness. 17. What one thing have you not done that you really want to do? What’s holding you back? Traveling the world with someone I love, holding me back is the lack of money, finishing college, and finding someone to embark on the journey with me. 18. Are you holding onto something you need to let go of? Ive been doing this for most my life, working towards letting go. 19. If you had to move to a state or country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move and why?As of right now I think I could do sorrento Italy, I love lemons and my time spent there was amazing. 20. Do you push the elevator button more than once? Do you really believe it makes the elevator faster? Yes I do, but it definitely doesn’t change the speed. 21. Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton? Joyful simpleton I think, they’re more creative most times. 22. Why are you, you? Because of the house I grew up in, the friendships I’ve had, the peers I grew up with and the surrounds I lived in, and how they shaped me into who I am today. 23. Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend? Most times. 24. Which is worse, when a good friend moves away, or losing touch with a good friend who lives right near you? Losing touch with a good friend who lives right near me. 25. What are you most grateful for? The people who support me. 26. Would you rather lose all of your old memories, or never be able to make new ones? Lose my old memories, because most the people in them are no longer a part of my life. 27. Is it possible to know the truth without challenging it first? If my gut is agreeing with it then yes its possible to know without challenging it. 28. Has your greatest fear ever come true? Not yet. 29. Do you remember that time 5 years ago when you were extremely upset? Does it really matter now? Do I remember, no… but it could matter everything in my life has shaped me into who I am today. 30. What is your happiest childhood memory? What makes it so special? Christmas Eve at Grandmoms with the entire family, because she held our family together and she kept all us cousins close to each other. 31. At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive? Probably my trip to Italy through school with some of the people I now consider my closest friends. 32. If not now, then when? When I have the money, when I have someone to enjoy it with, when I feel like I’ve reached that part of my life. 33. If you haven’t achieved it yet, what do you have to lose? Loosing the chance to achieve it. 34. Have you ever been with someone, said nothing, and walked away feeling like you just had the best conversation ever? Yes, many times with an old best friend of mine. 35. Why do religions that support love cause so many wars? Because every religion gets too preachful to people who don’t preach that religion or any religion at all causing the wars. 36. Is it possible to know, without a doubt, what is good and what is evil? As much as I wish we could, no its not possible. 37. If you just won a million dollars, would you quit your job? No, I couldn’t do it to my boss when he needs me most, and I love my job, it would just help me with my dream job as a photographer and pay off my college debt. 38. Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing? More work I enjoy doing, I would travel all over the world for my job and Id enjoy it. 39. Do you feel like you’ve lived this day a hundred times before? Maybe not an entire day, but things during the day, Ive felt like it was a de ja vu way too many times 40. When was the last time you marched into the dark with only the soft glow of an idea you strongly believed in? When I convinced my parents I wanted to go to school for photography, its something I love doing and only thing I could see myself doing for a career, but am I good enough to succeed? 41. If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today? Id have a party and invite all my friends and family. 42. Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by 10 years to become extremely attractive or famous? No, why take away a part of my life for something so ridiculous. Famous people have no privacy, and why be super attractive, all you do is attract most people interested in only your looks. 43. What is the difference between being alive and truly living? If you’re living you’re happy, doing something you love, accomplishing all the things on your “bucket list” per say, but being alive you could be walking through life miserable missing all the chances to do anything to make you happy. 44. When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards, and just go ahead and do what you know is right? When you realize its worth any risk or reward to do whats right. 45. If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake? Because our mistakes make and break us, we repeat our mistakes and we try to stop that from happening. 46. What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you? Be the person I truly am around everyone and not just a select group of people. 47. When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing? When Im in a quiet space, earlier today it happened. 48. What do you love? Have any of your recent actions openly expressed this love? I love my job, my future career in photography, my friends, family, my pets, traveling, etc. Lately expressing my love for my family is difficult because I love them but can’t live in the same house as them, I tell my friends all the time how much I love them, my job, lately I haven’t been able to work due to my broken metatarsal but I can’t wait to get back to work, Ive been trying to take photos but walking itself is a struggle, but most people can tell how compassionate I am about photography. And Travel I openly expressed when I saved up and went to Italy, and how Im trying to save up to go to prague next spring. 49. In 5 years from now, will you remember what you did yesterday? What about the day before that? Or the day before that? I would remember yesterday because I helped my sister move to her first house, the day before that probably not and today, probably not, maybe if my foot wasn’t broken and I could do more things physically yes. 50. Decisions are being made right now. The question is: Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you? A mix between the both, taking in opinions of others and deciding what I should do.

 


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