steem is Changing the World and Already Changed Mine

in steemit •  2 years ago 

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I spoke a bit in the past about why I got into crypto and why I specifically invested in steem. I have traded crytpo off and on for a while, but honestly I was never passionate about money or trying to get rich. My introduction post will give you the specifics of why I wanted to see a crytpo economic revolution and I don't want to go through all of that again. Long story short it was a decision based on love, but there's more to it than that. Perhaps we don't even realize how big our decisions really are at the time, but as the price rises, I just hit 500 followers, and more users are getting involved every day, I feel like it's a good time to share this story.

I have been essentially just getting by on whatever money I make blogging and doing a bit of small scale trading for the past several months. I quit my job because I wasn't happy and I needed to make some serious life changes. It's funny how sometimes we make decisions out of kindness for others and it can end up turning around to save us in the end. I had basically nothing left after a flood last August and things are things, I didn't care about that. I was already throwing the money I was making away just to be self destructive because I didn't know how to be happy. When I quit my job I decided to use steemit, like many others were, as a source of income and to follow the vision I saw when I originally invested in it.

Steemit has been life changing for me for a lot of reasons, but it is obviously much bigger than me or any one user or even steemit Inc. Steem is part of that crypto revolution that is paving a new way to exist without being dependent on the traditional career structure. People like me that never fit the "stereotypical mold" of the 9-5 lifestyle are able to use crypto currencies and share their experiences and stories with others and in turn invest their time spent doing so in a way that can provide a new type of career. It isn't based on advertising or affiliate marketing. It's based on living your life and getting paid for it.

I have a power down happening in about 10 hours and I'm not in dire need of the money. I have debated just cancelling the power down honestly, but I also have the option to finish paying off my debts early and finally just be free of obligation to the old system. I'm going to take that opportunity to do so, because I want to be able to say steemit provided the opportunity for me to break free of that old debt based society and slave lifestyle that I hated. I can't promise anything to anyone in relation to the platform, but I can tell you that if you look back over my posts that my story lines up with everything I've shared in the past. I hope some of you also manage to break free of that old societal structure and find the freedom that I have. Going forward I don't foresee a need to continue to power down and even though I wish I hadn't needed to over the past month or so, it is all working out. Namaste.

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That's one of the best put together posts about using Steem to get free of the shackles and use it , -- as you wish --- to help you do these things.

Much love to you man, It is so late for me I cannot even type now, and wanted to say hi.

God love ya buddy. Nite bro

@clayboyn Thank You for sharing Your life... There are undoubtedly millions of people all over the world that have similar life issues... We are very lucky to have Steemit AND the community that has been created & nurtured into existence.

YES... Steemit & STEEM can Change the World... one person at a time.

UpVoted... Thanks Again 4 sharing some of Your personal life...

Have a Great Week !!

"It's based on living your life and getting paid for it." - Yep. hope you hold out ok until the $$ hits!

Beautiful post!
Making that giant leap to quit your job and step out into the unknown, I know how that feels, but I also know the rewards you get when it all works out as planed.
I say power down, and be debt free, we did it and there is no better feeling in the world than being truly free from the chains of the system.
Good on you @clayboyn

Freedom is the opportunity, which you chose. Hat tip from the bopper to the hip hopper @clayboyn.

Get rid of your debts.. then accumulate and power back up bro!

Hi I am a newbie here, your post is inspiring ! keep on!

You are now part of the nouveau rich. :-)

I wonder what the future holds for this new generation of crypto nerds we have spawned.

Great story @clayboyn UpVoted as well

Indeed, steemit is a live changing platform. When I joined steemit way back July 2016, I was a total ignorant with crypto. That was the first time I heard of it. Even think is true, are the figures in the platform can really be transform to cash. Fortunately, it did.

Very glad to hear and see your evolution man! Thanks for sharing and inspiring others. UV and followed now for sure!

Well done! It sounds like you have been doing really well on here and I hope to grow my account soon too

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Just stick with it! It takes a little time to get rolling.

great post!! thanks for sharing, steemit is a revolution no doubt about that

Congrats clay.

Life changing, that ain't no joke. Keep rocking it bro! It's always happening :)