Life LO

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Life Orientation

Grade 11

Portfolio Task 2

Jan Philipp Künne

I am sure that if you have your life all figured out and know what your beliefs, goals and your personal mission statements are at the age of 16, you are doing something wrong. While you are still young, you should live life to its fullest and enjoy that you are young-you have enough time to do nothing while you are dead. Nevertheless, I sort of already know what my life philosophy is-but this is only a "rough draft" since I am still so young.

Money is not happiness. That is something underrated, but I think that that is something one should keep in mind. Sometimes, it can catalyze the process of being happy, but it surely isn't happiness. That's why some people are so poor in happiness although they are rich with money. I am not trying to say that money is completely useless, but especially in our society today it seems like everything is just a build-up that ends with trying to earn as much money as you can.

Everything is just about getting a good job-and then your life is sorted. But I think that it is more important to enjoy your life. This includes that you have fun with your job-no matter if you get a lot of money or not. I'd like to see my life more as a build-up to the maximum of happiness. I think that if you stay around people with the same point of view, life is much more entertaining and relaxed. And I see my happiness in traveling. I love to visit new places, to go to far away and unknown areas. I have been raised travelling the world-my birthplace is South Korea-that's just a little hint to where I've...