Thursday, January 10, 2013
It's amazing the people you meet and the connections you make just by opening yourself up a little bit. I've never been one to strike up a conversation with a stranger, or to be welcoming to a random conversation with someone I barely know. I'm not the most trusting of people, and I realize this probably doesn't make for the most pleasant of exchanges sometimes. Maybe it's me growing up a bit or just being more comfortable in my daily surroundings, but I've been talking to people. People that I've seen around for years and I've never bothered to learn their names. People that I barely talked to in college or in high school. People may be a little scary, but people are interesting. There are a lot of people that are helpful and giving, just because you've had a few conversations with them. They have a lot to offer. Interacting and communicating more with strangers and even people I've known forever helps motivate me. It helps me be creative. It makes me want to have more to offer too. It makes me happy. ...Just don't sit down next to me on a multi-hour plane ride and expect me to talk back. I don't think that will ever happen.