The Crossroads: An Inner Struggle of Change
I choose to challenge the world: I just celebrated 5 years with my career as a dietitian. That is what society wants for me. However, my heart breaks because I am removed from the life I yearn to live. My eyes have been opened and enlightened to the world of travel and the joy that comes with connecting to people from distinct parts of the world. I need more than just 2 weeks’ vacation to explore it!
Ditch the 9-5: I am tired of mundane routines, expectations, and responsibilities placed on me by others; I can no longer withstand the work-life balance of slaving away for 5 days with only 2 days of respite.
For the first time, I am being brave, I am listening to my heart and challenging the world around me. I am buying an RV and moving abroad to gallivant around Europe and the UK! I am recreating my life, despite society’s norms!
When you choose your own path instead of the path others “want” for you, there is always going to be a backlash and mixed emotions. At the end of the day, live the life YOU want and dare to be different! Just GO!
As Elizabeth Gilbert says in Eat, Pray, Love, “It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.”