Don’t let the expectations and opinions of other people affect your decisions. It’s your life, not theirs. Do what matters most to you; do what makes you feel alive and happy. Don’t let the expectations and ideas of others limit who you are. If you let others tell you who you are, you are living their reality — not yours.
There is more to life than pleasing people. There is much more to life than following others’ prescribed path. There is so much more to life than what you experience right now.
You need to decide who you are for yourself. Become a whole being. Adventure.
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart