What Do You See Yourself Doing When You Grow Up?

890 Words Feb 26th, 2016 4 Pages
Growing up the big question we were asked was, “ what do you see yourself doing when you grow up?” When we are young answers would vary from princess to singer to astronaut. As we grew into adulthood we had to be think more realistically about what we wanted to become. We would say occupations such as doctor, lawyer, police officer, and even therapist. As children we dream of going far away and making something out of ourselves. Even as adults we had the need of wanting to go places. Children have the ability to dream and as we grow up we should still cling onto this belief to never stop dreaming. The narrator in Oh, The Places You 'll Go! says,“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose”(Seuss,5). We have power to determine where we go in life, and in order to do so we need to take advantage of our futures in the process.
The narrator reminds us that you are in charge of your destiny, you decide where you want to end up in life. It is your choice, your feet, your mind, and ultimately you decide where you want to go in life. You have the power to go in whichever path you decide to go towards. The narrator emphasises the sense of empowerment in the quote. There is no one else like you. You are an unique individual. In order to be something you must want to go somewhere.You have to have the drive to push you towards the direction you desire.
In order to be ready to go anywhere in life, you have to be mentally and…
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