Imagine your whole life would be exhibit in a gallery.
Every single moment. Everything you have ever experienced. Every single day.
Would you want to see it?
What would the people that visit this gallery think of you?
Would you be proud of your life?
How would you feel while strolling through the gallery?
Every single visitor would know exactly who you really were.
They wouldn’t see the life you wish you could have lived,
but the life you have really lived.
Would you still be proud to show people around the gallery of your life?
If not, you should ask yourself why you don’t want to show your life to the people.
Is it the job that you disliked but still have spent three quarters of your life on?
If that’s the case then 75% of your gallery would be filled with it.
Is it because you have been rude to 90% of the people you have met?
Is it because you only have spent 2% of your time on the things that really fulfilled you?
All of it would be visible for every single visitor in the gallery.
But now imagine that you have made 90% of the people you encountered happy,
and gave them joy, helped them, or just have been nice to them.
Imagine that you have spent 98% of your time on the things that really fulfilled you.
That made you happy. That gave you joy. That gave you meaning.
While you have spent only 2% of your time on the things you didn’t enjoy.
Would you now be proud to show people around the gallery of your life?
The point is that you should change your life as much as it takes,
for you to not only be proud of it but to show it to others.
Ask yourself every single day if today would be a day for your gallery.
Enjoy your life to the fullest because who knows
if you aren’t doomed to wander around your gallery forever in the after-life?