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"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted wear; Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black. Oh, I kept the first for another day! Yet knowing how way leads on to way, I doubted if I should ever come back."

- Robert Frost

There is an old saying that many of us are repeatedly reminded on a daily basis, life is not easy. Life consists of a whirlwind of ups and downs, that are bound to throw us for a loop at all times. It is like we are on a constant rollercoaster every single day of our lives. Of course, we start this rollercoaster with the hope of reaching that end point of the ride soon enough and that these struggles will ultimately come to a halt. Unfortunately, just like any roller coaster, there are multiple twists and turns that we have to get over, which can be the hardest part of it all.

"Stay in your seat come times of trouble. Its only people who jump off the roller coaster who get hurt." ― Paul Harvey

"Starting anything is a roller coaster with the highest high and lowest lows." ―Jack Dorsey
Life Is A Rollercoaster

Now, we can only imagine how life would be compared to a rollercoaster but in actuality it is pretty self explanatory and simple. Well, in order to get to our end results and reach our goals we make for ourselves, we must work for it. As we sit, pray and stare out into the abyss, we have the hope that something will go our way for once without moving a muscle. As nice as that seems, that is not reality or the case for many people. This is exactly why it is advised to go out there and give it your all. Once one decides to take action, then the rollercoaster will start and the process of getting to your final destination will slowly fall into place.Before one takes on the roller part of the coaster, it is best to take a few minutes to listen to these wise words of wisdom because honestly, it may be needed prior to

the stomach knots. If one is lucky enough to go about their merry way and do them, congratulations, something must be going right. For the ones who need it the most, here it goes. As a starting point, it is best that one looks back on their life as a young, innocent and very conservative child. Growing up we are protected and consumed by family members, friends and loved-ones who literally live for us. In turn, this overprotectiveness we lived in can lead us to living in a very small and secluded bubble of non-reality. Making us live in our own worlds. This bubble that we know very well and love, has been the main reason we have been protected and taken care of throughout the hardest times of life, the ups and downs of the roller coaster. Whether it was present when getting into

an argument with a significant other or needing a confidence booster on a test, that childhood bubble was our saving grace. Now, as we get older and that bubble is no longer with us. It is our time to take on the real world on our very own. In the simplest form, those difficulties we experienced at the youngest points of our lives are now unavoidable and our very own reality, that we have to deal with, no one else. This time around that bubble won’t be our shoulder to fall on.With this being the case, our very own rollercoaster ride has begun. The start of the twists and turns, the commotion and screams. Everything we never knew to be true, is now our reality, which is why life is a rollercoaster. It started out very smoothly and got bumpy, real quick. These real life difficulties are the twists and turns on our

least favorite roller coaster. They are the up’s and down’s that make reaching our end goal not so easy. Even though this may sound like the worst case scenario, it’s not for this exact reason. Once we work through these hard times, the light at the end of the tunnel will be waiting right there for us. How do we know this? Well, that is life. And as much as we rather life be easy, that is not possible. So instead of wishing for something that will never come about, it is advised to work for it. Keep pushing through those twists and turns and maybe the light will shine soon enough. Whatever the case is, continue to work for it.

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