Is there something that you've always dreamed about and always wanted to pursue in life? Are you afraid that you won't be successful? Are other people discouraging you from following your dreams? Then this article is for you.
If you live your life and all of your choices are made in order to please someone else, you will probably never be truly happy. You will probably be stressed out and feel like nothing you ever do is ever good enough. You will probably constantly be so worried about what other people think, you will never take the time to relax and focus on what makes you happy. You shouldn't necessarily do something because it will make someone else happy. Sure, in certain situations it can be good to do something to please others, such as kind gestures for people who you love and care about. But when it comes to following your dreams, such as career goals, in life never compromise your goals and happiness just to satisfy someone else.
For example, if you have a specific career goal, but perhaps your family wants you to major in something else, you shouldn't do it just to please them. If you know that you won't be happy with that job, find fulfillment, or accomplish any of your goals and dreams, why bother? You need to do what you feel is best for you and for your life. If you're afraid that you won't be successful in following your dreams, don't be so eager to abandon them. Have more faith in yourself and your abilities because you can surprise yourself with what you are able to accomplish once you put everything you have into making your dreams become a reality. Also, if you have a dream job, but you're afraid it won't pay as well as something else, don't necessarily give up on it. Research it first. Find out more about it and possible career paths that suit your interests and help you to follow your dreams. If you pursue a job just because it pays well, but you do not enjoy it or find any purpose or passion in it, then the money is not necessarily worth it.
It's always important to follow your dreams and follow your heart in life. Remember, It is YOUR life. Not anyone else's life. At the end of the day, you have to be happy with the life you live. You have the power to change the direction of where your life is going, and you should't give that power to anyone else. Some people might feel that they think they know what's best for you. And some people might genuinely believe that they do and they could really have your best interest at heart. Ultimately though, they are not you. They have not lived a day in your body with your mind and your emotions, thoughts, and life experiences. So believe in yourself and follow your dreams.