There’s something about being 25 that prods you to examine life in such a way that things like bucketlists, goals, motivations and life purpose ring a louder bell than ever.
Back when i was in college, i had a plan. I thought i was within arm’s reach at figuring “it” out - the enigmatic “it” being ‘life’ in general.
I had no clue about zig zag roads, zero visibility, and although i was in business school, clearly, contingency plans only existed in my school papers (on a second thought, maybe i’m exaggerating).
Let me tell you a bit about zig zag roads. I’m on it now and i can’t be more nervous that i’ve been in 3 jobs already going on my 4th. I’m quite liberal, obviously, not necessarily urging GenY people like me to job-hop like a kangaroo, but simply to find an intention and purpose in what you’re doing everyday. Only if there’s an energy in you, a strong enough drive, a motivation - will you find yourself succeeding in what you do. Or in some cases where it matters more: fulfilled.
If you have it in you by now, then you’re lucky. You’re on your way!
Zero visibility (in my blog’s context) is the phenomenon of being aboard something and not seeing your path forward. So you get stuck, immersed in your comfort zone, afraid to move.
Now…i was in the midst of a crossroad this year.
You see… there will always be choices too difficult to make but ones you’ve got to make when you come to the awareness that not making a choice is tantamount to a default choice with its own set of consequences. Making choices, i learned, can be an arduous ordeal…only because it will confirm and clarify one’s core values: