Whatever your ambitions, you should understand that they come at a price:
- Your health
- Your time
- Your energy
- Your relationships
And you should understand as well that the price is the sacrifice.
Sacrifice your health, and you’ll end up unhealthy and ill (even worse dead).
Sacrifice all your time, and you’ll end up ignoring your loved ones, or other activities you love, or things that matter to you.
Sacrifice all your energy, and you’ll end up feeling wasted every day.
Sacrifice majority of your money (or other people’s money), and you’ll end up waking up each day panicking, the stress is killing you inside.
Sacrifice your relationships, and you’ll end up alone and lonely and empty.
This is quite easy to understand: If you pour all your resources into one thing, you’ll lose all your resources.
But let’s say you did pour it all. Oh god. Congratulations.
You happy now?
I’m afraid, you’re not. Because you realize all your achievements are pointless if you don’t have someone to share with. And yes, what’s the point of your ambitions if they only make you ill?
Whatever you want to achieve, don’t forget that there is more to life than your ambitions.
In the end, it’s all about knowing what truly matters to you.
Is it money? Or your ambitions?
Or your well-being and your loved ones?
Go figure out.
“So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. This is because they’re chasing the wrong things.” — Morrie Schwartz