So, I asked myself, Oluwatoyin, why are you chasing shadows when God is the one that holds your life?
How can I have fun when I am living my life for others? Firstly, living a life of impact is not the same as living for others.
Life does not have a universal measuring tool; so create yours and use it. Looking at people and comparing yourself with them will not make you better but bitter.
There are many names people would want to call you; fool, failure, loser, incompetent… it is their right to talk and may be have opinion but what matters most is what you think of yourself and the name you choose to answer to.
Your effort matters but what matters most is the kind of people your efforts appeal to. Think about it
The fact that we want something doesn’t mean we need that thing. There will be pressure mounting from different quarters and people projecting different ideas and semblance of eldorado but always take your time to make that choice. When an immediate need is satisfied at the right time, within the right capabilities, every other things would fall in place.
There is no cure for viruses, of which Covid19 is one, so we have two options, asides from avoiding catching it, 1. Either
In the pursuit of better living, improved earnings and dream actualization, you have to make all your resources work for you and that includes your contacts.
Asides these compromises and changes, the main problem our dreams face is our attitude to life.
I have met people who told me point blank “I just don’t like you”, and obviously trying to deliberately change their disposition would be a total waste of time and resources.