Wednesday, October 16, 2013

WORDS ON WEDNESDAY: Unusual


"If you are not willing to risk the unusual,
you will have to settle for the ordinary."
-Jim Rohn

I took this picture of a graffiti wall outside of my favorite bar in my neighborhood in Madrid. This street art is weird and beautiful and I am embarrassed that I'd walked down that street many times before even noticing the wall. This reminded me to take in my experiences and be grateful for the life I am currently living...

Life is always an adventure and everyday can be a learning experience, but you must dive into the unusual and make yourself a little uncomfortable to discover something new. I have spoken before about my cravings for the unfamiliar, but I realize I do not always have to travel to fulfill this feeling.

Yesterday, I was invited to join an improv comedy group. Acting scares me. I like to be myself and I don't want to pretend to be anything else for the entertainment of an audience. But with a little pressure from a friend, I decided that I will give it a try. Who knows what I will gain from the experience!

What unusual are you adding to your ordinary life?

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