Besides having the right mindset, the roadmap, and the priorities, there's another secret ingredient to keeping your dreams alive for a long time, even in the face of adversity. It is believing that you are special.
Let me tell you something: you are special. You are special because of who you are, the way you see things, and the way you do things. You are special because of your experiences, and how you dealt with them. You are special because of all this combined, and as a result, what you have to offer to the world.
You are special, and you were born to do some special work in this life. You may not know what it is yet, but the dreams you have in your life will guide you there. Once you have this in mind, you will be able to face any adversity, and keep your dreams alive and energetic.
You may ask, how can everyone be special? Am I telling a lie here? After all, who is ordinary then, if everyone is special?
Actually, everyone, every human being has been special from day one of history. Computers can be ordinary, but all humans are special. But although society has existed for so long, until now it has not been evolved enough to allow everyone's specialness to be recognised - just like once upon a time it was not ready to embrace ideas like equality for men and women and rights for gay couples. We are the first generation where society has become ready to embrace this idea - hence many of us were taught this idea when we were growing up. This idea alone can cause a revolution, however, and there are signs that sections of society are pushing back against it as a result. We must push forward with this revolutionary idea, however, and ignore those voices that want to take us back.
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