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People, these days want everything. They want to have a rich lifestyle, they want lots of money, they want to do less work, they want quality time to enjoy but one thing they don’t want to do. It’s working hard. Working hard for their dreams and never accept failure. but that is not the one thing I am talking about. The main reason which stops you from living the life of your dreams is the lack of awareness. Lack of awareness about the beautiful life ahead when they work for themselves, about the sense of purpose they have and the feeling they get by acting on that purpose, about the joy they get by helping others. Most of the people complain to me that they don’t love their job. I then ask them what’s their plan ahead. And they say, “What can be the plan? We have studied this field so it’s obvious we have to stay here only! What to do? Now it’s too late.” And I am like shocked when a 25 year old says that it’s too late. Oh man! C’mon. If you surf the internet for useful things rather than the useless apps, you’ll find thousands of people double your age having started a business and are wildly successful at it. It’s a shame that we in this age of technology are fully aware of all the latest applications which are no use to us but we are not interested in trying to find the life which we are proud of. How can people surrender themselves at the age of 25? It’s like they are breathing but are already dead. Chills run throughout my body when I think of how they’ll be spending their entire life. So what can you do now to live the life of your dreams?
“Just because you spent 4 years studying a subject doesn’t mean you have to suffer the rest of your 40 years doing the same.”
There’s only one thing you need to know and that is – Believe that you can have the life of your dreams irrespective of your education, locality or skills. Skills can be learned if you are determined enough. If you look at the people around you and ask them – you’ll get plenty of them doing the work they love and have no correlation with their educational degrees. Don’t let this ignorance get in the way of life of your dreams.
Are you ready to live the life of your dream?
Often in life, we are desperate to get ahead in life watching other successful people. Then when we are motivated enough, we act on the inspiration and forget it after sometime. We then wonder why are we not getting our ‘aha’ moment. We wonder when will we get that idea ball rolling and make some progress. We wonder why are we stuck where we don’t like? But then after all these, are we asking ourselves right questions? Do we take a look on our life and see are our actions matching our intentions? It is at this stage that we should ask ourselves a question that will determine the rest of our future. Yes, one question is all it takes to make a difference in your life.
Are you curious enough?
You see, everything that we need to know for us to be successful involves learning. If we do not learn, we’ll be stuck at where we are now forever. And curiosity plays a much bigger part in our learning process.
Entrepreneurs should gather most possible knowledge about their field from as many sources as possible. And if you are not curious enough to learn, you’ll not make enough effort to learn and will learn only when you want to. This is embarrassing. When you are curious, you read articles, newspapers, blogs, listen to podcast, watch videos and attend events related to your field of interest. And how do you find all of them? By being curious. How? Whenever you read an article, there is always a link below it suggesting you another similar article. You then read that article, then another, then another and it keeps going. You might also contact the author out of your curiosity and land up visiting their websites. After few days you come to know that the same author follows another big authors of your interest and you start following them too. And then you come to know that a major event is happening in your city related to your field. You attend that and might end up meeting someone useful. But it all happens when you are curious enough to learn. So here’s my question to you.
Are you curious enough to get ahead in life?
I have something very important to say. Are you currently in a career that you hate badly? Do you have a job that sucks? Do you go to work everyday waiting for those eight hours to end? Are you not getting enough time for your friends and family? Then may be you have a problem almost 80% of people have. And that is, choosing a career you hate just because you studied that particular subject for three or four years. Of course there can be other problems but this reason is the biggest of all. You see, we mainly choose career just because our best buddies went for it or our parents wanted us to take it. Very few people have a choice to select the career of their choice and even very few out of the few have an understanding as to why they are choosing a career.
Just because you spent 4 years studying a subject doesn’t mean you have to spend the rest of your 40 years SUFFERING the same.
Throughout the school, we are taught about how to remember names and formulas but we are never taught about the importance of choosing our own career. This about this: You select a career without any interest in it. You pass the exam any how and then struggle to get a job. Once the time passes beyond some months, you start getting frustrated and are ready to take whatever job that comes your way no matter low salary they pay. And the employers take advantages of this knowing there are hundreds available in line if you reject the offer. Then you anyhow pass few years in it learning new things but soon, the job becomes routine. It’s the same boring activity doing daily. You are fed up with the life and then you wonder that now nothing can be changed and you have to pass your whole life like this.
Feels terrible right? Trust me, people do behave and think this way. They think they are powerless once they have selected their career and spent few years working on it.
Now imagine someone telling you have a choice to start working on a new career on side and if you are passionate enough, you will soon be working on your passion in few years. But it will take commitment from your side. Will you commit? Of course you will. Why? Because someone has assured you that life will be easy once you believe. But this is where a problem lies. We easily believe someone else but do not believe our heart. Your intuition is always trying to tell you something. Just listen to that inner voice from inside. And the best way to do that is to do the work you love in a spare time you get after your job. Just do anything that you love even for 30 minutes daily and get lost in it. It’ll take you to the road ahead once you start doing things you love daily. BUT, you have to start.
So here’s my question to you, “Will you start doing that activity daily which you always dreamt of?”
Ever thought you could save lots of rupees by reading? Yes, it’s possible and I’ll show you how. But before that I want to show how reading can help you save that much rupees or help you in similar way in other matters of life.
You see, learning has it’s benefit. Always. Whatever you are doing now or are expert at, it’s possible because you have learned something and applied it successfully. Similarly, learning by reading has similar benefits provided you are ready to invest your time reading. Majority of people cease to learn after they have left school or college. They learn only if they need to give exams. But they forget that the moment they stop learning, that is the exact time when life starts taking your real examination. And when people fail, they wonder why. This is the only reason why you should develop the habit of learning in your life by reading books, blogs or watching videos of your field of interest. Let’s see how this has saved me lots of rupees.
I have a question for you right now? And you need to act on it right here right now. No excuses, no behaving like a coward and no procrastination. Are you ready? Here it is.
How often do you think for YOURSELF?
Well, thinking not about other people but yourself. And the type of thinking I am talking about here is serious stuff on which your palms and forehead starts sweating and your heart starts racing. That thinking which actually scares the hell out of you. If not, you might be in big trouble. Here’s why. You see, every material thing you see now has been a result of serious thinking for a long long time. Anyone who has ever accomplished anything worthwhile has been habituated to thinking. Thinking for themselves. Thinking how they can improve themselves in order to help people or solve a universal problem. Thinking how to make a positive impact in this world.
And if you want to do something worthwhile with your life, something that keeps you alive every single day you work, something that you wanted since long, you need to cultivate the habit of thinking because once you start thinking, your mind starts working on every details you come across and that’s when the magic actually starts. The more your mind is trained to think, the more it can solve your problems and the more you can solve your problems, the more you can solve others problems and are ready to take action. So are you ready to think for yourself? Will you do some serious thinking for yourself just 15 minutes a day starting TODAY?
Hello friends. As you people know, I have been a huge fan of learning new things either by reading or by watching inspiring videos. And this habit of getting inspired has let me to take a step into my dream – building a school where students learn not by textbooks but by real life examples and living those lessons themselves.
It feels really sad when I see people complaining whole day about their careers or their lives. The main root cause of this is the ignorance they have about their potential future. And its very difficult to instill in their minds about the true possibility of their rewarding future. Hence, I am on a mission to start teaching students at a young age where they develop ideas ans get awareness of the bright future ahead of them. But nothing is possible alone. I need help. everyone needs it. And I think nothing can substitute the power of a community where all have a similar vision.
And please remember, the steps we take today is surely going to affect our future generation. Think for a moment. Do you want your children to grow up, study and then hate the job they work for? Or you want them to be independent and excel in their careers irrespective of the degrees they have?I don’t know how am I going to do it therefore I want to ask you one question – WILL YOU JOIN ME ON THIS JOURNEY?
Every big idea started with a small step. I am looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about changing the education that is provided to young minds and helping them shape their future themselves without blindly following the crowd. Whatever or whenever you feel something is wrong, there is sure a gap in the education system and we need to bridge it right at the early age. Partners, ideas and suggestions all are welcome. Feel free to comment below or mail me dhaval1238atgmail.com
What am I doing right now?
Am I living in the present while being detached from past and future?
Am I helping others with what they need without being selfish?
Am I doing the work right now for which my future self will thank me?
Have I set any goals for myself?
If I am not happy with my present situation, am I taking small steps daily towards what I want?
These are the questions which if acted on correctly, could change your whole life in a moment. It can develop a whole new attitude towards your life. But you need to take action. You won’t take action immediately. You’ll procrastinate. And that’s absolutely normal. It might take you weeks, months, or may be years to get yourself on right track.
But what you must not forget is the questions listed above. You should ask yourself these questions as if you are a head of a company and the employees are required to answer these questions in order to do their job better. You might not get the answer immediately. Don’t be discouraged. Just follow the practice daily and make it a habit. And once you make it a habit, the rest will follow.
Will you ask yourself these questions today?