I’ve been crying a lot when I finish my videos. I just get so happy, that I start crying. I am just so thankful for being able to do this that I just burst into tears. I can not believe this is my job and I just got to do that and I get to go do it again. This is the best job in the world, I’m so happy. - David Dobrik
When I moved to Austin back in August, I burst into spontaneous tears every single day while driving to Zilker Park. The feeling was, omg, this is LIFE and I am HERE and I am SO LUCKY and how do I deserve such a beautiful existence? It all overwhelmed me.
Music sounded better. Food tasted spectacular. Every time I got on a Zoom meeting at work, people would tell me I was glowing. Strangers would stop me on the street and ask for my number. I felt incredibly alive and unstoppable.
Then it stopped.
In September, I stopped happy-crying. No one told me I looked radiant, no one stopped me on the streets. I grew less happy, and then sad. I thought I'd gotten high off of moving to Austin, and it was over.
BUT NO! I figured it out today! I've been sparkling again lately because I have purpose again!
I moved to Austin to follow my fate.
Every day felt spectacular because I was starting a life of purpose. My soul had been quietly speaking for years, and I was finally listening, and it moved me to tears.
I stopped being radiant when I stopped focusing on my purpose. I lost my way for a couple of months. But I'm focusing on my purpose again and nothing will stop me!
The happy tears are back.
I will not lose myself again.