One day I wanted to be an astronaut..

When I was asked in school what I wanted to work when I grow up, My answers went something along these lines:

KG:
What do you want to be when you grow up?
An astronaut.

Primary School:
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A scientist.

Elementary School:
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A fashion Designer.

Secondary School:
You have decided what you want to study?
Engineering.

As we grow up, our imagination becomes more tied up to reality. Sometimes I wish I had that same -let’s call it- freedom of thought, that unlimited dreaming. God created us creative enough to innovate, but pressures of society and fear of damage and disasters, fear of failure all hold us back.

Look at your desires back in kindergarten, Look back at those ‘pure’ desires, see what you really wanted, what you really want.. and do it!

Don’t limit your desires and goals according to one place, one country or one opportunity. Many people study engineering because of the good pay or work opportunities in their country. But the world is huge, with lots of different opportunities. If you ever dream of being a genetic engineer or an art historian or even an astronaut there must be a place where you can be one!

This is one thing we should all learn from children: escape the boundaries, escape the walls, escape people’s opinions. Go beyond that.  Dream big, It’s for free.

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