People in their teenage years are often pushed and rushed to make decisions about subjects and things that they do not even have the mental capacity to understand. What this does to their brain is that it causes them to speed up and make decisions that they may or may not regret in later life. One such thing is being forced to pick a career when they can merely even cook a meal for themselves.
While this may work for people who truly love what decision they took in the early years of their life, it has also caused many people to feel unhappy and confused in their waking lives in the later years of their lives. For instance, if a person opts to study and practice engineering, only to realize that they would prefer to become a doctor instead, it may be too late to change their mind then, because they would have spent too much money and time on becoming an engineer. Even if they have time and money to start over, there’s always going to be thousands of people who tell them it’s a waste at this point.
Adults Start over All the Time
There are so many adults who understand that starting over is exactly what they need in order to become content with their lives in general. This is why it is truly sad to see that the youth is often told that they only get one chance and one shot at any in life. Not only does this cause the brain to experience bouts of inadequacy at the thought of starting over, but this is also one of the main reasons why people are depressed and unhappy with their lives.
However, there are so many successful people who were not successful at all until they started over. They only gained recognition, riches, and fame after they started over. A person is bound to learn only from their mistakes and shortcomings. The fact that schools and society do not acknowledge this fact is certainly not a good thing.
One personality, Guy Quigley, actually started over multiple times before he became a filmmaker, entrepreneur, businessman, and author that he is today. Guy Quigley moved to several places to find his true niche, initially business in London UK, then Cattle ranching in Zambia central Africa and on to the Pharmaceutical world he developed the well-known common cold franchise know as Cold-Eeze®, thus establishing the United States marketplace for the use of zinc lozenges. He took his Company public where it was remarkably successful and ran it for 20 years. He was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Philadelphia Entrepreneur of the year and over the years his Cold-Eeze® product received numerous awards. He also wrote some iconic books in the process of doing so. Although the first books that Quigley wrote dedicated to his daughters, he soon found the therapeutic properties of writing were too good to leave behind and so, he continued writing. Guy Quigley also formed a media production company called, ThunderSmoke Media LLC, along with his actor son Jody Quigley.
If We Did One Thing For Our Whole Life, How Boring Would It Be?
It is a psychologically proven fact that doing the same thing for the rest of our lives would not just be boring, but it would actually be enough to make a normal person feel like a robot or like they have nothing going on in life – the only exception being a person who loves what they do daily. It is important and completely normal to feel indecisive about something regardless of what this may be.
Thus, it is important to teach the youth things that would help them reflect on their problems and their mistakes rather than make them feel inadequate about it. For a positive change in this world, it is important to teach the youth that it is alright to start over in life.