“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” ~Paul Valery
As I am sitting at my desk, looking out the window, I am contemplating if I should fly to Germany or not.
My father has been very sick for the past three years. I spent three months in Germany last year to have some time with him and help him get better. He finally recovered and I flew back home to Miami.
When I talked to my stepmom the other day, she gave me the news though that my father had a relapse and seems to be worse than ever.
My first instinct was to get on the next plane to go see him. My father refuses. He doesn’t want me to come. He doesn’t want me to see him suffer, so he prefers I stay home while he is waiting for a place in the clinic.
Situations like these make you realize how precious life is. Everything we take for granted can be gone in a heartbeat. Knowing that, why do we keep procrastinating? Why do we keep postponing our dreams?
We always think the time is not right, we don’t have the resources we need, we don’t have enough knowledge, we don’t have any support; the list is endless.
I was just like that. I always dreamed of going full-time with my personal training business. But even though I felt depressed, kind of empty inside…