Sometimes you follow in the footsteps of those who have traveled a similar path before you.
But at some point, to be true to yourself, you forge your own way.
(why re-invent the wheel?)
It’s your life to live and to enjoy ~ no one else’s.
As Morpheus said in The Matrix: “Neo, sooner or later you’re going to realize, just as I did, that there’s a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” (surprise, surprise, I worked a movie quote into this! haha!)
Nobody on this planet walks the exact same path as you, and this is precisely what makes life so remarkable and fun!
So stay true to yourself, follow your instincts, and remember to listen to your heart every step of the way.