Well I've realized something today..and for as much as my pride would like to pretend that I'm perfectly incapable of making mistakes, I have to admit that I've been making some pretty big ones for quite a while now. What I've realized is that my life was perfect until I started searching for what was missing. When you really think about it, all of our lives are perfect until we strive for what we've convinced ourselves isn't there that should be. But the reality is that a perfect life is something that can only exist when you start saying and doing things whole heartedly. If you constantly follow your heart you'll find yourself doing the things that you love, surrounding yourself with the people who bring out the best in you and love you for it, and learning more about yourself with each passing day. During the time in which you're doing all of these things with all of these people is when you'll be lucky enough to remain oblivious to all of the things that you lack so that you are able to enjoy what you've embraced through a sense of true self fidelity that comes only from following your passions. That's what staying true to yourself is, following your passions. So, remain true to yourself, and don't waste your time being successful at something you hate when you could be a complete failure at something you love.