Updated: May 7
As we go through life, it is easy to get caught up in the
status quo. You start to believe that average is
acceptable and that since others are settling, it's okay to
do the same. As soon as you notice this starts to happen,
something must be done to snap out of it!
“Average” is no longer synonymous with that which is
common, but rather what’s unacceptably and
humiliatingly “normal.” Normal, which means, below the
new “average,” meaning to be unreasonably and
universally seen as accomplished– a completely
impossible feat. But we’re expected to play different
roles. Live different lives depending on the company
we’re keeping. External validation is the most immediate
gratification, and we’re still at it’s whim almost everyday.
We assimilate ourselves to appease others and adopt
their ideas of ideal as our own. The problem is that
nobody gauges “perfect” or dignified by how happy
someone is, and even if they did, they’d still be wrong,
because happiness cannot be a consistent measure of
As soon as you start accepting the fact that you are
average and you are okay, suddenly the whole world
comes to you and start telling you all the things you lack
in. The fear of being an average your whole life grows
stronger and you start losing your self confidence. But
BEING AVERAGE IS OKAY.
There are a lot of people in the world who are as
ordinary as you and me are but are still successful.
If you are still a teenage and you have some kind of
interest in any field I highly recommend you to start
gaining knowledge about it. Surely at the beginning you
will be average but that's totally fine. As you start
acquiring more knowledge about the same and have the
passion to take it forward, you are going to succeed.
No one succeeded in one go! You have to make sacrifices
in the beginning. YOU HAVE TO BE AVERAGE, to gain
what you want. YOU HAVE TO BE PASSIONATE. All you
need to do is believe in yourself and fight through all the
difficult times to be what you want to be.
All I want you to know is BEING AVERAGE IS TOTALLY