Well, I watch CNN more than the average teen I'm sure, but I was watching Glenn Beck today and he made a statement like, "If you don't have pivot points in your life, you aren't alive." He describes pivot points as deciding that you need to change an area of your life (whether it be an addiction, what you believe in, etc.) and it really being a major change in your life. Beck's pivot point was his alcoholism and he describes that he remembers exactly when he told himself that he needed to stop and got serious about it.
I feel like I don't really have pivot points in my life, though I want to have them, but I don't think it would be the same if I "forced" a pivot point into my life. There are many things I would like to change about my life, specifically my personality. He described that to hit a real pivot point and discover real change, you need to hit the bottom and build yourself up again. I feel like I really need to change, I feel like I am at what he describes as a pivot point. I want to change my work ethic, my lifestyle, and specific things in my personality. But I don't feel like I have that life changing thought in my head to give me the determination to change.