The Every Year Life Crisis

I think it’s time for us to have a toast.

John Funtanilla
Jun 5, 2014 · 3 min read

I have a mental breakdown every year on a specific day.

It occurs after all the Facebook birthday greetings have ended and all the cake that no one ever eats dissipates back into the vastness in which it came.

This is the Every Year Life Crisis.

Getting older and still feeling like you haven’t done enough. And every year you get a friendly reminder in the form of a birthday greeting.

It’s about your Why.

Your Why is your character. It is your mission. It is your purpose for wanting anything in the first place.

Let’s be real, a breakdown is just you being the utmost real with yourself.

It is the closest you’ll ever get to being at peace, because at no other time will you see your realest and most vulnerable self.

So I think it’s time for us to have a toast.

Cheers to you.


    John Funtanilla

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