You have got to learn to deal with discomfort!
Listen. The world is not laid out for your pleasure. It’s not laid out for your pain either. Not everything that happens to you is a sign. Not everything you want to happen is right for you. Not everything unexpected is wrong. You cannot categorize every single event based on surface emotions.
There are way too many adults foolishly associating pleasure with positivity and pain with negativity. Stop that!
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If you want it in your life, reach out and grab it. Pull it in.
Do shit that forces it to occupy space in your mind. Commit to it in ways that even when you’re not feeling it, it’s all up in your face anyway. Allocate time for it. Hang around people who have it. Take time to imagine life with it.
Become the source of information about it. When people stumble upon it, be the person they think about. If you want it to be part of you, be it. Anything else is just you blowing smoke. Ain’t nobody got time for that…
Develop a skill that stands independent from any organization that you do not own. Understand the difference between your fair market value in corporate America and your intrinsic value in regards to your ability to solve problems for people (for pay).
The reason most people think employment is the only answer is because we have been taught our whole lives to be an asset for someone else’s business instead of a business ourselves. The entire traditional education system supports that notion.
Most businesses are nothing more than middlemen.
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