7 Signs That You’re Living Someone Else’s Dream

All of us at some point in our lives do get to hear that I am doing this thing because I am living and have to fulfill my father’s dream. ”Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” Steve Jobs. The following signs will help you recognize whether you’re living someone else’s dream:

7. Always Concerned About Others:

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If you want to know whether you’re living your own life and pursuing your own goals or living someone’s else life, you should just take an overview of your life in such a way that whether you are doing everything that your heart desires or are only doing what others want you to do. Give up your inferiority complex, be confident of your abilities and try hard to turn your own dreams into reality.

6. Meaningless Life:

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Life has a meaning when you are turning your days into nights working extremely hard to achieve something. But if that’s not the case with you, it means you’re living someone else’s dream or life. Society feeds us with lots of goals including being rich and be famous. In this way, take time to consider where these goals are coming from?

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5. Edgy And Grumpy:

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As a human being, there are a lot of reasons why you might be edgy and grumpy. You might not be happy with the situation you’re in, or you might just be having bad luck. If you’re having this feeling, make sure that you sit down in a quiet space and think about what’s going on inside you. Switch away all the distractions and then the reason you will come out with would be that, you’re not giving time to yourself rather all of your time is for others.

4. Uncomfortable Asking Yourself About this:

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All the fears, anxieties, anger and frustrations at times just mean what we think they do, but quite often they signal something deeper. If when asking yourself this question you feel fear or anger, a wish to stop thinking about this question, there is a possibility that the purpose of asking these questions is true. The only problem is that when we avoid confronting a problem, we can’t start to correct it. So, it might end up growing and you won’t be able to help yourself out.

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3. Fear of Not Being Up to Mark On Others Expectations:

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If you are afraid of letting down someone else than yourself, be it your parents or friends, then it means that you are only concerned with others. You just want others to be happy, you are just concerned with other people’s expectations. If that is the case then it means that you are living others’ lives and their dreams instead of yours.

2. Select A Career For Money:

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If you select a career because of money, there are high chances that you saw someone else doing that. You found him being rich and successful and made your mind to do the same. You decided to do that work, not because you were passionate about it, instead, you started that career because you wished to acquire the same lifestyle.

1. Emotionless About What You Do:

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Emotions are the driving force which helps you in pursuing your dreams to come alive. If you take time out and think about what you are doing with your life and feel emotionless about it, then it means that you are not doing what you should be doing. You are not doing what your heart desires, in fact, you are living others dreams and life.

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Article By: Born Realist