Made you look.
What did you think you were going to read? A new form of skydiving? suicide?
You know what I actually think made you click on this post?
Crazy ass risk. A leap. A bold thing to do with ones life.
Let’s face it. Most of us don’t take enough risks. We play it safe. We conform.
Now, of course, jumping out of a plane without a parachute is stupid. It’s not really a risk in my eyes – it’s just plain suicide and makes no sense at all.
But why don’t we take more liveable risks? Risks that make us live limitless.
Make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously never have thought of doing, or been too hesitant to attempt. So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
Jon Krakauer from Into the Wild.
We only have one life. We don’t get stronger as we age. We’re strong now.
In today’s world with endless opportunities and connections to the entire world, why conform and sit steady as we watch others live remarkable lives… [Read more…] about Jumping Out of a Plane Without a Parachute