You are average and you are not in control. Is there any more contradictory statement in our culture today. I mean, your awesome, extraordinary, able to control and do everything...right? Is this really true, and how does this really make you feel? Anxious, Powerful? Let's take an honest and truthful look at this together.
A buzz phrase that has become more popular in various forms in recent generations such as YOLO (You only live once). However, as to that particular form and similar others, I feel we have lost some of Carpe Diem's deeper and richer meaning. It is an understanding of the truth, that your tomorrow has yet to be seen by you, but your story of today is determined by your current actions.