All of us have cherished some dreams while we were at school, and it seemed that the world is at our feet. But what holds you back from conquering the world at your 40 or 60?
You may say I’m a housewife; I have no education, I’m not patient enough, I have children, I’m overwhelmed in debts, how can I think of starting a new business when I hardly get through with the help of paycheck loans, etc., the list may be endless if you want to continue. But remember that all these are just excuses.
Yes, it may be painful to deviate from the usual routine, but take a minute and think about it: Is living on paychecks and making both ends meet, from time to time turning to payday loans your dream life? You have the wings, and what is left to you? Fly!
“Don’t just fly, soar!” Walt Disney.
Currently, the virtual era has simplified our task and given so many chances to start something you desired all your life, or maybe you want to create something new?
Do what you love and believe in you!
The Hollywood Star
Kay D’Arcy has a dream to become a Hollywood star just from childhood. Alas, the reality was a bit different from dreams. She worked as a nurse and raised children, but she still cherished a dream to conquer Hollywood. At 69 years old, she became a Hollywood star. It was a real shock for her relatives. But she did it!
“If you think that you can do something, or think that you can not do it, you are right in both cases!” Henry Ford.
The Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken
Sanders opened his business after 40 years. He started with a car store on the highway, which brought a good income. Having a business acumen, he sooner noticed how hungry, passing tourists are. So, he decided to open a dining room, where he fried chicken uniquely seasoning it. Then, he faced failure after failure, and his business set down. He had to drove around restaurants saying that “I can cook fried chicken better than you.” Shortly several hundred US restaurants became his customers.
What the Farmer’s Wife Paints
The story of Grandmother Moses is also inspiring. After overcoming hardships and years of work on farms, raising ten children, 5 of whom died in childhood; it’s almost impossible to leave room for dreams. But the word itself says I’m possible. And at the age of 76, she began painting. She drew farms and landscapes. Grandmother Moses is one of the leading representatives of picturesque American primitivism.
Now, if it seems that time to change your life, then change it. All the people in this article are ordinary people just like you, not smarter or dumber than you. The only thing that is required from you is hard work and the desire to go forward.