I believe in following dreams. It’s what will keep you moving, getting up day after day. I believe in traveling the globe, in adventure, in opening your mind to new experiences.
I believe know there’s no glamour in financially struggling.
Following is an honest look at “following your bliss” into dark corners. A recent experience led me to believe that sometimes, your dreams have to be put aside for awhile, at least until the ship rights itself, ’til the storm is over.
You’ve seen the Pinterest boards of the blue car on the wide open road with a nice Kerouac quote: “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” These Pinterest boards all have us wanting to sell our stuff and take to the open road.
- You’ll serve rude people pie and work on your writing. Looked good in that movie, right?
- You’ll tootle around the country in a jeep for a year
- You’ll publish a novel about your life on the road. Because no one’s done that yet.
- You’ll become a famous blogger. There aren’t many travel bloggers right?
All of these things sound great.
Read no further if you’re currently sitting on a stack of dollar bills. Or if your name is Richard Branson. If you are either of those two people, please by all means, follow your bliss.
For the rest of us, consider this: