Life for this brown girl began at 30
Hello beautiful souls,
Like many people of my age, I was dreading turning thirty. Where did my 20s go? Did I utilize those wonderful years well? Initially I panicked. I told myself that my life was over. I am not a millionaire yet (yes lol), didn't buy my parents a mansion yet (Yep, that sure is my goal) and did not travel to all the amazing exotic and unknown parts of this mother earth. I feverishly wrote down everything I needed to achieve by the age 35. Then it hit me. It really hit me that I lived and learned a lot during my 20s.
My life was a blur in my early 20s. I did not care for anyone or anything. After a little medical emergency trip I made to India in my mid 20s, my life changed. I changed completely. I looked back at my life at that point and decided that I will never take my family back home for granted. They need me and I need them. I wished I had studied hard in my 20s. But hey hey I landed in some amazing jobs nevertheless. Can I even complain? I made close to a 6 figure salary last year but then quit that job because I wanted to work for myself. I realized my potential. I realized if I could work on my own terms I will succeed. I like to be free. I like to be independent. I took a really good long break from my jobs. I could do this with the help of my husband. I looked at what I really liked to do. I like to do a lot of things. That is who I am. I am proud of it. I got an amazing part-time job as a Data analyst. I have a YouTube channel that is growing. I write on my blog here. All this started after I turned 30. YES! Life begins after 30. At least for me it did. Not everyone starts off as a wizkid. I had to really learn and discover myself.
I have a plan now. I have a 5 year plan. That plan definitely includes getting back on being my best happiest and healthiest self. I don't want to list my 5 year plan here. That is for another day. I for sure know and I promise that I am buying my parents an amazing house and giving them the life of luxury they deserve. By all means you might think that this is all about money. I have a dream and have had it for a long time. I want to do so much for my family because they selflessly gave me everything. They never once asked for anything from me. We are not materialistic. But the pure pleasure of succeeding and being able to do something nice for them gives me pure joy.
I am 30 now and I have been telling myself everyday that I have to work hard to reach my goals. I have the best times right now and a matured mind and a caring heart. I won't take life for granted. The rate at which I have been going I feel like I will achieve my goals within 3 years. You never know.
They don't lie when they say age is just a number. It merely is. I wake up motivated every day. This is what I wanted. Success will follow. I will always spread love and positive vibes. I will bring about a change in this world and YOU CANNOT STOP ME!!! (EVIL GRIN). I am one awesome brown girl with big dreams (EVIL GRIN AGAIN). A little confidence goes a long way my friends.
That is all for now. Hope you all have a blessed day. Stay happy, celebrate your unique self and live in the moment.