When you do something different, most people think you’re a fool.
You can either:
- Believe what they say, be like them, and forget your idea.
- Or trust your idea, decide for yourself, and give it a try.
Most parents may disagree because it feels unsafe for their children. Your boss may discourage you for many reasons. Some of your friends may not support, because for them, it’s just wasting time.
The good news is, in today’s generation — the information age — there’s no need for anyone’s approval.
If you want to start a business, you can just Google, “How to start a business with a little to no budget.”
Or if you want to start a non-profit organization, Google “Tips to start a non-profit organization.”
Or if you want to travel the world for free, “How to travel the world for free.”
There’s no guarantee that you will succeed. In fact, they might be true. And you might be wrong.
But when you give your ideas a try even though you’re aware of the risks and the uncertainties, that is fulfilling.
Nobody said it’s easy. And it can be tempting to just forget those dreams, and stay inside the box, and be normal.
The question is: Is that a life worth living?
It’s sad to hear many people gave up on their dreams before they even reach the first step.
Try it. Because who knows.