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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Be Anything, Be Happy.

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?
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All through grade school and elementary school whenever the teacher asked me, "Amy, what do you want to be when you grow up?" My response was always "happy". Then they'd say, okay that's great but really? And my response has always changed; teacher, fashion designer, nutritionist, I think I've wanted to be 10 different things in my life and yet, the number 1 no matter how much money I make, how big of house I have or big of car I drive, as long as I'm HAPPY that's all that matters.

Now my question to you is, "What do YOU want to be when you grow up?"

Do you want to be happy?

Do you want to be famous?

Do you want lots of money?

I'm 21 years old and I'm still not 100% sure exactly what I want to BE when I'm older. I mean I want to be a lot of things, happy, successful, faith-filled, a good mom, in shape, all kinds of things. Yet, when we are asked to decide at age 18 what we want to do for the rest of your life HOW DO YOU CHOOSE?

I have a really great friend who is insanely talented and let me tell you he KNOWS what he wants to do. His talent for music and writing and singing is out of this world and so he knows. He knows what he wants to do yet it's scary, life throws you all these big decisions and you have to know what you want. He's doing what makes him happy. If I can give you any advice, BE HAPPY. No matter if all the odds are against you and you are questioning whether what you want to do for the rest of your life is really what you want to do, as long as you're happy. DO IT.

My super talented friend Bryce, is releasing his first music video, he wrote the music and lyrics, and let me tell me it's AMAZING.

I am not being biased but I am learning from him. He is going after what he wants, he's doing what makes him happy. Against all odds, even if people are skeptical, he's doing what HE wants to do. He's making himself happy. In today's world that's all you can do. Be a musician, an artist, a doctor, a lawyer. Never set the bar too low and always set it high. You can truly achieve your dreams and I hope you see that in my friend's dreams shown in his video.

Bryce, you inspire me to follow my dreams and I hope everyone else follows there's as well.



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