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Sometimes in life, we find ourselves at a dead end, or a crossroads, or on a path that seems khổng lồ go nowhere và say “I don’t know what to vì chưng with my life…”

No matter what stage you are at in life, if you are unhappy with it, or unsure as to how to lớn proceed, then you need khổng lồ reevaluate.

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When I was in high school, I remember thinking that I had to lớn pick a career at which I would be happy for the next 50 or so years of my life. What a daunting task. How vì you know what’s going to make you happy for the rest of your life, especially if you’re only 16 and you’re still getting a thrill out of watching “The Breakfast Club?”

You can’t know. You can’t know what’s going to make you happy even five years from now. But you can know what makes you happy now and if you’re current position — or school track — isn’t it, then you need to lớn move on.

When my oldest children were contemplating their college careers & job prospects, I often told them lớn just go & take classes or try things they thought might be interesting and if they didn’t lượt thích the class or workshop or whatever, then cross that off your list. Life is often about trying things and realizing what you don’t want khổng lồ be when you “grow up.”

I spent a year substitute teaching in an effort lớn see if I wanted to lớn become a public school teacher. I enjoyed that year immensely, but after talking with teachers and doing some of their job for a year, I realized that was a career that was not for me.

1. It’s Okay You Can’t Figure out the Whole Future

Remember, you don’t know what’s coming next. Life is full of interesting twists & turns, but if we continually pursue things that we enjoy doing whether for a job or hobby, it will make the journey interesting & more fun.


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Maybe you enjoy making jewelry right now. Maybe you can sell it. In five years, you might be a successful jewelry designer or you might have moved on lớn another craft. It doesn’t matter. You have the experience of your jewelry design to lớn fall back on & help you with other projects in the future.

2. Try to Be Comfortable with Discomfort

Sometimes, life is uncomfortable. Sometimes, we don’t have enough money to vì all of the things we want khổng lồ do. If you have something you really want to pursue, then you must be able to lớn live with some amount of discomfort in order to vì chưng that.

For example, I want to lớn mush sled dogs và run the Iditarod. In order to vày that, I had lớn give up my neat, tidy suburban trang chủ and move my family khổng lồ a cabin in Alaska.


Don’t believe me? Here’s the proof: How khổng lồ Start Over và Reboot Your Life When It Seems Too Late

4. Overcome Distractions and Stop Procrastinating

You’re not getting younger. Sorry, but it’s true. If you don’t start taking the time khổng lồ pursue your dreams, you might find yourself at the kết thúc of your life with nothing to show for it but a lot of Facebook posts and a bunch of TV shows you just had lớn watch.

If you are serious about pursuing a dream — whether it’s designing jewelry, professional skateboarding or being a rich và famous computer guru, you better get on it.

Take those first steps. Turn off your Facebook notifications và get working. You won’t get anywhere merely thinking about how great you could be.

Better yet, learn these steps to stop procrastinating và start lớn focus on what truly matters: What Is Procrastination (And the Complete Guide lớn Stop Procrastinating)

5. Ask Yourself Questions

Take some time for yourself. Ask yourself big questions. & small ones.


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Learn about yourself. Meditate. Write down the things that interest you and things you could see yourself doing if time and money were no object. Dream big. Quiet your mind and really imagine yourself doing those things.

By asking yourself meaningful questions, you’re building yourself an invincible Motivation Engine like this & whenever challenges arise, you know how to khuyễn mãi giảm giá with them.

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6. Volunteer or Shadow Someone

If there is a job or hobby you are interested in — from grooming dogs khổng lồ being a zookeeper — volunteer or job shadow and see if it’s an occupation you really want lớn do.


All the dreaming in the world isn’t going khổng lồ help you if you don’t go and get your hands dirty. Sometimes, we think we want to vì chưng something và then once we try it, we realize it might not be the kind of work we like after all.

Or it might be more involved than we realized. It’s important to lớn get hands-on experience and do a lot of reading by those with first-hand experience before we give up our current life to lớn pursue a dream.

7. Save Up

If you need khổng lồ move or go back to school to lớn pursue your new dream, it might be pertinent khổng lồ get a job doing something — anything — và save up the money to lớn allow you to vị it.

I worked for many years to lớn build my writing và editing portfolio & now, I can write và edit articles from my wee little cabin, get paid, and use the money khổng lồ pay for the equipment và food I need khổng lồ run my dogsled team.


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Would I love lớn be able lớn make money just from running dogs? Sure. But it’s not possible right now while I’m building and training my team.

I don’t have a reputation in dog mushing yet, but I vì chưng have a reputation in writing. So I vị one job I love lớn pay for the other.

8. Answer the Door

Opportunity may be knocking but, if you don’t answer the door, how can you take advantage of it? You must take opportunities when they are presented lớn you.

Sometimes it’s not the right time, but it doesn’t matter. Opportunities happen when they happen. Answer the door or that opportunity might walk on by & knock on someone else’s door.

Final Thoughts

The most important thing khổng lồ remember when trying khổng lồ figure out what bởi vì with your life is that no kích hoạt is an action in & of itself. You must make decisions và try things — even if you end up hating them or wanting to vày something else.

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Remember, it’s never too late lớn start again. (Jack’s story is an inspiring one about rebooting life at a later stage of life!)

At the kết thúc of your life, you won’t regret trying things and failing, but you will regret not ever trying at all.


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Close that máy tính xách tay and go get your life.