I have heard it said “Be the hero” Joe Rogan talks of your life being like a movie. If your life was a movie, be the hero of your movie.
The great Joseph Campbell states:
“Furthermore, we have not even to risk the adventure alone, for the heros of all time have gone before us. The labyrinth is thoroughly known. We have only to follow the thread of the hero path, and where we had thought to find an abomination we shall find a god. And where we had thought to slay another, we shall slay ourselves. Where we had thought to travel outward, we will come to the center of our own existence. And where we had thought to be alone, we will be with all the world.”
Take a moment and read through this profound paragraph a few times. Let it sink in to your soul.
See here is the deal. You are not alone on your quest. Billions of people have gone before you. It does not matter your position in life. It does not matter if yesterday you lived your life as a dirtbag, or that you are lazy, unmotivated, filled with resentments, and just plain tired of life.
If today you woke up in poverty, out of shape and unhealthy, have addictions that are destroying your life. It just does not matter.
We love a good movie about someone who is down and out, then through their journey find greatness! Stop being down on yourself, stop saying I can’t, and realize you can! As the great Joe Rogan said if your life was a movie, what kind of movie would you want it to be?
You have the power to change who you are. You can be the hero!