Watch: The Video That Will CHANGE Your Life.

MissMalini , 13 Feb 2013

I watch this video often. It reminds me to do what I love and it serves as my personal reality check for when I lose sight of what is really  important. I beg you take just 3 minutes, 9 seconds of your life to watch this now and think about what you would be doing with your life if money was no object. If you could really just do what you love… If you figure it out, leave me a comment below!

PS. Am I doing what I love doing? What do you think? :) xoxo

What if Money Was No Object?

– Alan Watts

What if Money Was No Object
What if Money Was No Object

“So I always ask the question: What would you like to do if money were no object? How would you really enjoy spending your life? Well it’s so amazing as the result of our kind of educational system, crowds of students say ‘Well, we’d like to be painters, we’d like to be poets, we’d like to be writers’ But as everybody knows you can’t earn any money that way! Another person says ‘Well I’d like to live an out-of-door’s life and ride horses.’ I said ‘You wanna teach in a riding school?’

What if Money Was No Object
What if Money Was No Object

Let’s go through with it. What do you want to do? When we finally got down to something which the individual says he really wants to do I will say to him ‘You do that! And forget the money!’ Because if you say that getting the money is the most important thing you will spend your life completely wasting your time! You’ll be doing things you don’t like doing in order to go on living – that is to go on doing things you don’t like doing! 

What if Money Was No Object
What if Money Was No Object

Which is stupid! Better to have a short life that is full of which you like doing then a long life spent in a miserable way. And after all, if you do really like what you are doing – it doesn’t really matter what it is – you can eventually become a master of it. It’s the only way of becoming the master of something, to be really with it. And then you will be able to get a good fee for whatever it is. So don’t worry too much, somebody is interested in everything. Anything you can be interested in, you’ll find others who are.

What if Money Was No Object?
What if Money Was No Object?

But it’s absolutely stupid to spend your time doing things you don’t like in order to go on spending things you don’t like, doing things you don’t like and to teach our children to follow the same track. See, what we are doing is we are bringing up children and educating to live the same sort of lifes we are living. In order they may justify themselves and find satisfaction in life by bringing up their children to bring up their children to do the same thing. So it’s all retch and no vomit – it never gets there! And so therefore it’s so important to consider this question:

What if Money Was No Object
What if Money Was No Object

What do I desire?”

cartoons courtesy zenpencils.com

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