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Yes, You Are Useful

There are 7.594 billion people in the world — 2.3 billion more than when I was born.

With so many humans, it’s tempting to play with such thoughts as:

  • What use do I still have?
  • Can I possibly be original?
  • How will I ever stand out?

Throughout my 20’s that’s all I could think about — how to be more, how to be better, how to be useful.

And then there was a turning point, right around when I turned 30, where I set aside ambition and felt comfortable with my role in life.




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Declan Wilson

Declan Wilson

Stay-at-home dad. 9-to-5 escapee. Aldi aficionado. Me in a nutshell→

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