Figuring out what to do with your life can be overwhelming, especially when you’ve put a ridiculous amount of pressure on yourself to have it figured out RIGHT NOW.
I know exactly how hard it is – I struggled with it for years! I shared the story of how I finally figured out what to do with my life in this blog post (fear and self-doubt included). And while I know that hearing other people’s stories can be inspiring, it can still a little hard to know what to do!
Today I want to give you something practical – 3 journaling prompts that will hopefully help you approach this intimidating question with a little more clarity. All you’ll need is a pen and paper (I definitely recommend handwriting your thoughts, the insights are much more magical) and 15-30 minutes to really allow yourself to dream.
Before I get into the journaling prompts, I want to share a few things with you.
Don’t hide in indecision
The first is that, regardless of whether you figure out what to do with your life, the reality is that you’ll still be putting your energy into something. It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that indecision will stop you from failing (if you don’t decide what to do with your life, you can never fail at it).
But indecision is worse than failure. It will eat away at you like nothing else and you will look back with regret. So this is a gentle reminder that indecision is more risky than action. Any action. If you don’t know what to do, I suggest you just start doing something. Which leads me to the second thing I want to share....