In the midst of this, I started watching YouTube videos with the kids. They had some favorites they wanted to share with me, and I thought it would be a good bonding time. It turned out to be some great laughs for me.
I decided to watch past videos and looked up their funny stuff on Pinterest. If you know me, you know this is typical. I’m a “researcher”. I always like to know more.
I learned that these two funny guys are incredible people. They care about their fans. They have struggled themselves, and want to be there for their subscribers. These men are Phil Lester of AmazingPhil and Dan Howell of danisnotonfire.
I found quotes like these:
Then I ran across these:
These hit me hard. Like having a freaking epiphany hard. I can actually do what I want with my life. I really don’t know why it took this particular wording, at this particular time, but it did and it clicked.
So then I was thinking, what do I want to do with my life? What will make it the best life for me? It’s the same questions as before really, but something has clicked in my head. So I thought, no matter what I do, what does everything I do come back to? I want to help. I want to help people. From there it was a matter of brainstorming and narrowing down ideas until this blog was born!
(Now, at the beginning of this, I stated that my inspiration for the blog was embarrassing for me. Why? Well, for some reason I’m a bit embarrassed to be so inspired by two twenty-something guys on YouTube. Is that reasonable? I don’t know, but there it is.)