As someone who is constantly engaged in YouTube, Blogging, Instagram, etc. I see so many millennial posts of travelling the world and making money from different social media platforms. It’s truly amazing. So many of these people don’t sit in an office from 9-5 but rather their office is overlooking the beautiful ocean, mountains, or forests in all different parts of the world. As I was thinking about this concept I began exploring this idea. I soon had a deep appreciation for the generations before us and how they never had this luxury.
I think of my parents and my friend’s parents who worked day in and day out to make a living for their families. They were often up early and came home late from work. How foreign it would seem to them to be able to travel as much as they’d like and in the meanwhile get paid to post pictures, videos, blogs, etc.
I feel as though the generation before us created this unique and wonderful life we are able to live today. It was their 40-80 work week in an office or in the field that created this path of revolution to provide a better life to us as millennials. It was also their parenting that sharpened some of the most brilliant minds today.
For those of you who were like my parents in that they worked long and hard days their entire lives – I just want to say thank you. Thank you for your prolonged hours in the office even though you wanted to be at home with your families. Thank you for your sore and achy muscles from your hard and laborious day at work. It was your generation that paved the way for us to live incredible lives that were never even imaginable.