We seem to have a stronger hold on reality when it comes to ‘real love’ in comparison to the infamous, epic love that we view in the movies. So how is friendship any different?
If you’re like me and just about every other single person in the entire world, you’re scared of failure and the unknown. But guess what? The only things these fears are good for are 1) living a mediocre life, and 2) keeping you from achieving your dreams.
There will be moments where you’re as tough as they come and other moments where you break into sobs while you’re watching a commercial about gum. This is because emotions don’t always make sense to us. But that doesn’t mean they’re not valid.
I chalk some of it up to external anxiety, to the complexities of my life that use the vulnerability of travel to shove their way into my subconscious, urging me to lose practicality and preying upon my lack of control.
Start paying attention to where your thoughts go when your mind has time to wander. The more you become aware of your own stream of consciousness, the more you can control the negative thoughts that seep in.
For the modern 20 something there are so many career options out there that didn’t even exist 10 years ago. In fact, the average millennial changes their job every three to four years.
You have to remember that you are one of over 7 billion people on this planet, that no one else will ever have the job of living your life other than you.
Wanting more for yourself and working to have more for yourself is exactly what you should be doing. But it becomes a problem when your brain wants you to instantaneously to be at the top of a mountain that actually takes years, and sometimes even decades, to climb.
It doesn’t matter what stage of life you are at, whether you are a new grad or a confused millennial or a mid career changer, you can always pause and take some time to figure things out.
Am I scared? Yes. Terrified. Every single time. But that fear is overwhelmed by excitement. Sheer excitement to be alive and to experience all the wonders the world has to offer.