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When we watch a television show or movie, we see the end result of something that took weeks, months, even years to put together. We don't see the effort and the difficult work behind what it takes/took to pull off a great show. Not only that, but we don't see the outtakes of the errors, the injuries, and the frustration of the job.
It may also be a bit intimidating to watch everyone else, while desiring to accomplish that similar goal yourself. After all, they have more experience, they went to the best schools, and generations before them have exposed them to these opportunities. So to you, all of the odds are stacked against you and there are so many reasons why you can't or shouldn't do something.
However, I just want to encourage you. Sometimes it's not the way that you wanted to do it, but it accomplishes the same goal. For example, you may want to help others, so you decide to become a nurse. Well, somewhere in life you are unable to be a nurse as we know it, to run up and down the halls in a hospital, but… you are able to answer the calls at a nurse advice call center.
Another example, maybe you wanted to be a famous race car driver but you were unable to for some reason. Instead, you become an auto engineer and learn everything you can about vehicles and begin to design and build them for race car drivers.
Take a moment to really think about and understand your goal. Here's how. Ask yourself these questions.
What is your goal?
Why do you want to do that?
What is the benefit of that?
What are some additional ways can you accomplish that?
Understand your dream and why it is your dream. From there, explore all of your options to support that. It may not be in the way that you thought, but you are still fulfilling your dream none the less.
So here is the Life Empowered Moment,
Stop watching everyone else accomplish their dreams, and go accomplish yours!
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