…ing for what they were never going to have. For the promises that were never going to be fulfilled. White men are the only people allowed to fully believe in the American dream and perhaps that is the cruelest thing to have ever been done to them and the world that has to suffer their anger as they refuse to let go of a fantasy that we were never allowed to imagine ourselves in.
Then you need to get excited again. Usually, you get excited by seeing tangible results in the near future. You need a short timeline to sprint toward. You need to create a result that you’ve wanted, or your family has wanted, for a long-time. One you’ve procrastinated and stopped pursuing with vigor because 1) you stopped making your work play, 2) you’ve lost the excitement of progress, and or 3) you’ve lost focus of what you really want and got “busy.”