DONT WORRY, YOU GOT IT!! By Daniel Alexander
Alexander earnestly looks at the camera. Horns introduce his words. They gently
play as Daniel Alexander inspires. Some days it is hard to find inspiration.
Not every day is made equally. Good and bad come in unequal doses. What is
important is to know which emotion to emphasize. Right emphasis can make life
dramatically easier. It is easier said than done. Often it is so simple to
succumb to those negative downbeat blues. However it is not a bad thing to
experience those emotions. Everybody gets them. Everybody understands what
separates a good day from a bad day. Mood is an important component of the
up is usually the first part of the day, insomniacs excluded. Dreams are the
roadmaps of the day. Before a day even begins there are those preconceived
notions of what it really means to be alive in that precise moment. At that
moment before anything is done there is an opportunity to turn everything
around. Things that hover over the head cannot be changed. Weather patterns do
not change based on a person’s mood.
has to be soaked up. As David Foster Wallace stated “This is Water”. Culture is
something people swim in almost completely unaware of what goes into making it.
Music, images, even color usage, it is all part of a culture. Nor is it set in
stone. Everyday someone can change their culture, attitudes, and beliefs. It
can be so simple, as simple as listening to happier music. Books can go a long
way in improving concentration. Designated quiet moments in life help with
reflection. Friends can help too. During a bad day it is a good idea to reach
out to people, to expose the feelings, and to mend some of the hurt. Friends
are built for help. Support systems are necessary for anyone. No one can be
alone on a planet filled with hundreds of millions of people.
the end the guitars come on in. Daniel Alexander advices people to relax.
Knowing oneself can take a lifetime. Mid-life, quarter-life crises are built
out of a fundamental misunderstanding of what life can offer versus what life
currently is. There is no reason that there needs to be so much separation. The
two impulses merge. It may take a while but one of the best parts of life is
simply taking a trip and seeing where one ends up after so many years.