Why am I taking voice lessons if I’m not a singer?
Why am I taking ballet classes every week if I’m not a ballet dancer?
Why did I study high level math if I’m not an engineer, physicist or astronaut?
If it gives fulfillment, is time well spent, connects me with others or more deeply with myself, gives a needed outlet or a needed place to hide, feels right or enhances other areas of life, that’s all that matters.
Likes, shares and comments are temporarily satisfying. The joy derived from doing things ‘just because’ stays with us so much longer.