There are an endless number of ways that we each can choose to live our life. We can choose a very comfortable life where much stays the same day-to-day and we put little at risk for something new or different.
Alternatively, we can live of a life filled with adventure. Each day intentionally different then the next and the expected becomes the unexpected. Something new and different is the norm; same old same old just will not do.
Two spectrums with an endless number of options in between the two. So, which do we choose? We do choose – that is for sure. Simply doing nothing is as much of a choice as doing something.
Life is an Adventure
The extreme of this life are the people that live life by the seat of their pants. Nothing is guaranteed; nothing is assumed. Expect the unexpected.
Diversity is at the ultimate in this lifestyle. Change is a must. If life was a picture it would be a robust, colorful one with colors drawn outside the lines. Everything is possible and anything goes. The wins can be huge, but the losses may be as well.
Middle of the Road
This is me. Right smack in the middle of the road between life is an adventure and predictability is a pretty darn good thing. I like a strong foundation in my life. A safety net is a must for me when it comes to most, but not all, things.
That said, I do have a wild side. I like to take risks, but (mostly) calculated risks. I do like big wins and I am willing to take the losses that could come with them when it comes to some things. But for the most part, what I do is carefully thought out. I’m not willing to gamble it all. But I’m willing to jump into the game and dabble around.
Predictability is a Staple of Life
Set expectations can be a great thing. Stability, safety, and a great sense of security comes with it. Planning out life brings with it a strong amount of predictability, allowing one to plan further out knowing the now and the near future.
Being comfortable in life can be strongly desired, especially if you have not experienced much of this in life. It can feel like being wrapped securely in a blanket, nothing to fear and a lot to appreciate.
How do you Live Life?
Are you at one end of the spectrum of the other? Are you like me and take the middle of the road path? Do you bounce around depending on the area of life it affects?