The Art of the Average Life

Wanderer Backpack Hike Away Path Mountain

Likely daily, in some form, you hear that nothing but the best will do. Frequently, you then hear a description of Orlando Animal Removal what is the best. This notion that there is better, better than you have, or better than you even imagined, often comes out of a product marketer who seeks to sell you something. You may not buy the merchandise, but did the marketer sell you doubt (about yourself)?

Statistical averages of measurement on many subjects, including individuals, tend to show a normal distribution of the subject as a single bell curve, where the median is a line drawn down from the highest point in the curve to the base. For a population of people, we would expect to find most people to be at this point and within the bell of the curve. The best people would be where the curve tapers into the right and the worst where it tapers to the left. From this place of discussion, we could go anywhere, but I want to point out to you that the average is a fantastic place for people to be. That’s where most people are, with their family, their friends, and their coworkers.

Happiness may not accrue to people who embark on being the best at anything. We respect those who become the very best of something, but we also see quite often that people who reach the best, become profoundly unhappy because they don’t know where to channel the drive that got them to their personal pinnacle of accomplishment.

The art of the typical life is how one lives it every day. It’ll be better if you have principles, an inherent morality upon which you anchor yourself and others that matter to you. Are you an average person who can’t find time to play with your loved ones and friends because you have another job, attend night school, commute two hours to work every day, or live vicariously through a video game? Maybe you should check your face to see if a smile is there.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *