Ask Ethan #68: Choosing your (professional) life (Synopsis)

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” –Wayne Dyer

We all can think back to that moment that happened where we knew our lives would be forever different, right? To that one moment in our past where we suddenly knew what it was that we wanted to be, what we wanted to do, what that special career move defining us would wind up becoming.

Image credit: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Season 1 Episode 23.
Image credit: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Season 1 Episode 23.

You know, that moment where you figure out what your special talent/passion is.

Only, that isn’t how real life works! It’s actually a harmful fiction, and it’s why the question I got for this week’s Ask Ethan:

I’m not really good at astronomy or stuff though I love reading about it. But my question would be, what made you to decide that it’s something you want to do for the rest of your life? Is it because of you got awestruck by a wonderful night sky?

desperately needs an honest answer.

Image credit: IronRodArt — Royce Bair (“Star Shooter”), via flickr at https://www.flickr.com/photos/ironrodart/7554823348/.
Image credit: IronRodArt — Royce Bair (“Star Shooter”), via flickr at https://www.flickr.com/photos/ironrodart/7554823348/.

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