I know too many people that choose stability over passion. They turn down job offers, forgo van trips, and choose more economical majors in order to pursue the path most taken.
Apparently none of us work. We’re all entitled brats. We think things are owed to us without working for them. Nobody in the Millennial generation understands what it’s like to be an adult.
The problem is not in achieving success or even wanting success, but the problem is in the identity that we have created surrounding what we feel ‘so called success is’.
We’re used to the struggle. We’re used to wanting things, working for things, waiting for things that we think we’ll probably never have.
I’m used to making lists, working 12-hour days at three different jobs, coming home exhausted and still wondering what I’m doing wrong. But doing something right? That feeling took a while to get used to.
Even when you have a boy’s love, there will be endless moments when you’re alone — alone with your thoughts, alone with your own darkness. He can’t be your hero. He can’t rescue you. Because he’s an outsider. And you can only be healed from within. You can only save yourself.
Understanding the “art of the transition” is the key. It’s not beginning, work hard, success, end. It’s taking each thing, moving it into the next, repeat, success.
The people who are super productive are not necessarily the most disciplined, they are the most interested in what they’re doing.
To figure out what your life path number is, click here. Life Path 1 You’re the alpha girlfriend. You’re the one who seems to have it all: you’re driven, social, independent, tough and assertive.
She was running towards an exciting and uncertain and even scary future (“I have to perform and do well!”). She wasn’t running with relief and the fading of fear. She was running towards the fear.