Read on how to enrich your life by purpose, i.e. to find depth and, a reason to get out of bed each morning, your own Ikigai.
Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible – Mandy Hale
For some reason, most of us are expected to make major life decisions according to the timelines set by someone else.
We are expected to cater to their wishes while disregarding what we want, lest they get offended by us taking our lives into our own hands.
Everyone grows at their own pace and everyone needs time to figure things like education, career, marriage or any other decision concerning their life.
The last thing we need is someone constantly putting pressure on them to act fast and create an environment where even a slight delay can seem life threatening when it isn’t.
Giving into their demands may seem rational because that’s what everyone expects you to do but ask yourself if it is really what you want.
Because if you are not really happy about those decisions then it becomes an added burden on your head which ends up complicating everything.
One good thing about taking your own decisions is that you are more likely to accept the responsibility of whatever happens next instead of blaming it on someone else.
So it is important to trust yourself and take all the time you want to make an informed choice and not let outside pressure dictate your life.
Because you are the one who has to live with the consequences of decisions, not them.
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