My Life Plan For Life

1110 Words Aug 27th, 2014 5 Pages
Much of the pain in life comes from having a life plan that you have fallen in love with, and when it doesn’t work out; you become angry that you now have to pursue a new life plan. If you want to tame your inner demons; you must not become too attached to any particular plan; and remain open to there being an even better, happier life plan (Salmansohn, 2012).
This is exactly what happened to me. I had my whole life planned out. I would graduate, get a job, go to college, and get my master in psychology; and have my own office by the age of was twenty-five. However, I didn’t graduate, I got my GED, and I became a parent so I didn’t go to college. Instead I worked to provide for my children, my whole world was about providing a stable home and being a good mother to my children. So my previous life plan took a different course and my dreams went on the back burner. I had an accident that took away my ability to do anything really physical and I had to change my career. I decided it was time to go back to school. My children are grown now so I have the time to focus on myself and recapture those dreams I set aside twenty four years ago. College here I come!
The reason I decided to go to college was because I injured myself and the only thing L&I would retrain me for is a desk job. I was so unhappy and really bored, I had a job I dreaded going to everyday. I needed to do a job that feed my heart as well as my mind. It took me four years to decide it was time for me…

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