You’ll be tempted to follow the crowd. To not go your own way. Going your own way seems riskier. And sometimes it is. It may cause you to lose some relationships. It may invite criticism and persecution. It may require you to leave some money on the table. Maybe a lot of money.
One of the reasons we sometimes lose a sense of meaning in life is we’re often too self-focused. We have our mind on ourselves and our problems too often. And we want our circumstances, and the meaning of life itself, to meet our expectations.
There’s no sense in pretending you’re a saint. You’re not. No one is. Just do your best not to hurt people. That’s the main thing.
Don’t expect perfection from anyone. Not yourself or anyone else. If you do, you’ll always be disappointed and you’ll be virtually incapable of love.
“Someone once told me the definition of hell: on your last day on earth the person you became will meet the person you could have become.” ~ Unknown
There are a number of things you’re capable of succeeding at. But which path are you most interested in?
Come back from your own little world of wants and desires. Become acquainted with all that you already have and the true purpose for why you’re here.
Are you here to get rich, own a big house, an expensive car, be the boss at work, get six-pack abs, be famous?