What you Wanted still is What you Want
May 30, 2016
When I graduated from High School about 7 maybe 8 years back, the two things I wanted to be was a Chef or a Journalist. I remember the feeling of being in my culinary bubble and always turning to the kitchen to bake whenever I was feeling lost. It was peaceful. Of course, things happen and my peace turned to yoga and to writing. It's unavoidable, we grow.
After spending years in University studying your butt off to eventually get a good paying job with benefits, and after living with a job for a few years, there comes a time when you think about what you used to want to do and be. The feeling of nostalgia rushes through you like flames and you discover that what you wanted still is what want. The question here now is; what's stopping you from going towards what you want?
There are many online courses that you could take, extra classes you can enroll in, and activities you could join in your free time. I've been inclining for some self-development these past few weeks. It sounds a little vain but I was going through my LinkedIn Profile and as proud as I am of the number of different things that I did and accomplished, I felt like I needed more. And not just more on experience but education too. Thoughts of going back to school for my Masters flew by that put me in doubt in what I wanted to do next.
| Blazer - Stradivarius | Shirt - Wet Seal | Dress - Forever 21 |
| Watch - Parfois | Bag - Thrifted | Shoes - Call it Spring |
Photo creds: Khurram Salman
"No matter how old you are or how much you've done, we can never stop learning."
I eventually signed up for a journalism course on Coursera. It's only been a week and so far it's going well and I'm excited to see how it will all pull through. To be honest, I am struggling a little bit with time since the only time I get these days are evenings to get through the videos but other than that, so far so good.
So this is me, trying to go after one of the things that I've always wanted to do. Let's do it together. Sign up for something you've always wanted, and just go for it!