Perhaps you are thinking this is another Nike ad campaign or maybe just thinking "hmm...crazy girl jumping around in downtown Vegas,” either way the message is all relative. I remember receiving a copy of Russell Simmons book "Do You," from a high school friend who always encouraged me to be myself and do me. The fact of the matter is we all second guess ourselves from time to time to live up to being who we individually are. Society has zapped us so much into thinking that we should dress a certain way and act a certain way like the majority. While all of the standard morals are "ok," in the process of being brainwashed, have we forgotten who we really are? Think back to that time in life when your eyes were truly wide open, you embraced things and were full of life. You were a child and doing what you loved is all you would do because you had no worries without the stresses to make ends meet. Free as a bird, filled with nothing but love in your heart because every day you were doing what you loved. You played. Things weren't so serious. Your mind wasn't filled with so much stress to where you can't even hear your own self think. We drove our minds to play instead of driving our minds crazy into an anxious downward spiral. No one is truly an enemy. Our minds are our own enemies first. The world can tell us so much about ourselves to where we forget who we really are. So it's important we get our minds right. I know I'm not the person who likes to be road raging because I have to get to the bank in order to pay the bills that I'm already late on paying or the person who is in a constant rush home from work because they have to make sure dinner is on the table for the family. The fact of the matter is life is hard, but it can still be enjoyable as long as we make space and time for what we love. Our passions don't necessarily have to make us money even though it's always a bonus if they do. The drive of staying true to ourselves will make us feel better and feel good about life which in turn will make us happier more pleasant individuals when dealing with all the stress related stuff. I feel as if I relayed this message to myself over and over again for years.