What am I/ are we going to become ten years from now? Quite a clichéd question indeed, but sometimes thinking about the distant future actually drives hopeful people just like me to continue pushing and thriving despite the hard challenges that come our way. Nevertheless, contemplating on the future doesn’t always come easy since no one really knows if it will ever go the way we think it would. Moreover, I, personally, fear the future in the sense that it bears the inevitable ends, not only for our lives but ends to our dreams, ambitions, careers, and even all of the most mundane or plain psychological sentiments we have (i.e. family, friends, acquaintances). However, no one seems to successfully come around and run away from the meditation of what is yet to come in our lives with no limits as to whether we envision it 5 minutes from now or 10 years, or whether we believe it to come as affirmative, serendipitous events or devastating mishaps.
As for me, I envision myself as a happy and most probably, simple individual who has finished most of the plans he has made and set as his life was slowly expended on each day that passed by. These plans would not only involve the actual completion of a series of courses I would really love to graduate from, namely, my current course, Chemistry, then through medicine, and hopefully, psychology. It would also involve having to work in a prime organization which pays relatively huge sums of money for some meager job I have to accomplish (childish really), to travel to Japan and settle for a residence there, to build a hospital or a dance studio, and lastly, to help my family back and give my parents, especially, a peaceful and ‘justified’ retirement. Although I have stated my family last, these plans generally come in an importance based on the convenience of having them completed as soon, simply meaning first come first serve.
Those previously stated would actually have to be thought of happening, or at...
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