Whether you’re 16 or 60, or any age for that matter, you will bump up against this question at some point: “What should I do with my life?”
There’s nothing quite so daunting as asking yourself this question only to see a vast emptiness ahead of you.
How do you know what to do when you have no idea where you’re going?
Even if you’re gainfully employed in a respectable career, you might still be frustrated and think, “I don’t know what to do with my life.”
Is It Okay Not to Know What You Want to Do in Life?
Not only is it okay, but it’s pretty darn common. Most people question what they are doing more than once in their lives.
So many people lose touch with who and what they want to be because they’ve been so busy doing what they think they’re supposed to do — only to find themselves unfulfilled and bored.
They feel empty and without purpose, going through the motions just to keep the paychecks rolling in.
Eventually, though, the emptiness becomes too much, and you have to take action before you fall into complete despair.
- Maybe you’re in a job that doesn’t inspire you.
- You might be just starting out in the workforce, but you have no idea what you want to do.
- Maybe you’re about to become an empty nester or nearing retirement, and the years ahead look confusing and desolate.
The obvious question you’re likely wondering is, “How do I figure out what I want to do with my life?”
Well, we’re here to offer more clarity as you work to answer this question.