A question for all those who are dissatisfied with their current lives.

How many times have you heard this question, “Where do you want to be in 5 years?” Employers ask this question most of the time and all the candidates are well prepared with the answers. Some do really mean it but majority are just trying to answer the question just to satisfy the interviewer. But have you really thought about what difference this question can make in your life?

Most people just go through lives day by day doing the same things they did a month ago. They don’t even think why they are doing the thing they are doing. Days pass by and they keep on complaining why they are not getting the raise they want, why their financial situation is not improving, why their social life is in danger, why are new problems arising in their lives every new day and many more.

If this is your situation, then you forgot to ask yourself one simple question that can change your life. It is:

“Based on my current daily actions and routines, where would I expect to be in five years?”

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Set aside one day and look at your actions. Are you doing the tasks which will move you closer to your goals or happiness?

If you are not happy right now, it’s because what you have done till now was not enough to make you happy. Are you doing the same things, taking same actions and making same mistakes now? Don’t you think that if you keep on doing the same mistakes, you’ll have the same results in future as you are getting now?

If yes, then you need to ask yourself the question again, “Based on my current daily actions and routine, where would I expect to be in five years?”
Think about it in a quiet space and rethink about the changes you need to make in your daily actions in order to get where you want to be.

The only sentence enough to help you start your dream project.

Have you ever felt that you want to start something but couldn’t motivate yourself enough to take the first step? Imagine a scenario. It’s been years you want to start your dream project, your passion, you work which you can’t live without. You are excited every morning about the work but the moment you return from your job in the evening, you lose all the motivation you had at first place. And this goes on for months and months. You are now beginning to hate yourself for not starting. You slowly begin wondering whether you’ll ever start your dream project. What should you do in that case?
I went through the similar situation and finally learned how to get free from it and start that project right that very second. Ready to find the solution? Every time you feel like you are delaying working on your dream, ask yourself,

“If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today?

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And then block all the external disturbances you have and just concentrate on that question. Think about it. Think very deeply about it. Get serious about it. Believe it to be true. And if you do what you just read, you won’t need to think even twice about how to start your work. Chances are, within minutes you’ll be pumped up to work and forget the rest.

Why this approach works?

Everyone is afraid of death. But the dreamers are afraid of death because they might not accomplish what they want to do. You don’t want to leave this world without making an impact and not serving millions of people who need your help. Do you? This question will help you clear all the doubt, confusion and tiredness you have and will truly help you focus on the task at hand without even delaying a single second.

Next time you feel stuck, ask yourself this question and see how the magic unfolds. For now, “If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today?