it is easier to blame others for our problems than take responsibility. It makes it more comfortable telling the story; you playing the victim and getting someone to take the fall and play the villain...
Seriously, what is the essence of living when all you do is just exist. No plans, no goals, no impact, you are looking forward to nothing, you are not trying to do anything?
At 24years I had so many things on my mind, some of my friends were lucky to have had life figured out before 25 but for me I wasn't that lucky. I remember talking to a mentor then and you know what he told me, he said, "It Is Perfectly Normal to Be Confused at 24 but if I want to succeed I should sort my confusion before 30"
Something I am 100% sure of is that everyone is good at something, just that most have not discovered what they are good at yet and sadly they might not.
It is good to aim for the highest mountain, to set goals worthy of the future but it is wise to know that to fly to the highest mountain you will have to start from jumping ridges.
Play to your strength, feed what you are good at. Put in everything you have got till it starts to pay off.
Dreaming is the easy part, keeping your dream alive is where the work is but i am positive you can do it.
Yes, he did make a better life out of himself after been an ex-convict, but just imagine if he had been thinking before moving, and he had rather spent seventeen years of his life living his dream
Our dreams will most likely not make sense to others but when we achieve them people will want to identify with us, however, before this happens, we would have a lot to do.