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How Do You Find Out What You Want To Do With Your Life?

How Do You Find Out What You Want To Do With Your Life?

When you have people around you that tell you what you can do or what you should be doing, what do you do? I feel like i'my bombarded with things I want nothing to do with. But, I really don't know what I want to do. People do get mad when I don't do what they say and that is where they cut me off from them or I get treated like a selfish child. I really don't know how to handle this, so confusing and upsetting. What do you do? I would like to be productive… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

First find out what you like. Not what x y or z does. I wasted almost 4 yrs in school trying nursing. It's not for me and now I know why. I love nurses, I appreciate what they do ( well most of the time). Some don't deserve their licenses. Back to my point. With my second seizure I got 3rd degree burns. My doctor was horrid and treated me as if I had no voice, feelings, or brains frankly. He treated my family the same way. He even told my aunt off and she is a PA. Smh. His nurses thought he was a god. The entire time there is only liked one nurse. She treated me with respect and I gave it back to her. It was bad enough there that my parents pulled me out and sent me to another hospital 2 hrs away against medical advice. It was like a 360 there compared to the first place. I saw both sides to healthcare. Because of those nurses, both the good and the bad, I knew I wanted to be in Healthcare. My mom pushed me towards nursing. I made it all the way to the actual program and realized I didn't want it. It broke my heart bc I thought I did but it wasn't me who wanted it it was my mom. I worked after I left school as a Cna. I fell in love. I love the stories the people. I belong in long term care and I know it. It took awhile but I realized I wanted to make a difference not just in the lives of the people I cared for but my coworkers as well. That is why I want to be an administrator. You have to find something you like and the only way to that is to try. It is scary and it's frustrating sometimes but it's worth it. If you have seizures alot maybe try something online. If you do though you have to check into it. First step I'd say brainstorm. Second research. Third go after which ever one you want. Just make sure it's what you want. Best of luck and I hope you find what you're looking for 😊.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I absolutely must have the source of a higher power in order to accomplish goals . I line my shoes underneath my bed and take off my pants one leg at a time . Gods has been keeping me when I feel my worse on a daily basis he holds me and tells me he loves me . Your worthless no good without him that's the truth.

Excepting who we are and what we have can open doors of opportunity while being able to be a living testimony . I love my team members I've been emotional and mentally working on the set of this New Movie that's being filmed in Cleveland Ohio with Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey.

I'm fighting for each of you so feed off my inspirational words that Your a masterpiece in the eyes of God. He love all of you in spite of how you feel about life and yourself, we got each other forget about the haters there our main source of getting blessings from God ! Let's hold it down together tell me something good that Gods doing in your life !

Victory is yours

posted over 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I believe you need to do some deep soul searching and think about what truly will make you HAPPY!
I became a nurse back when I was in my early 20's. I worked for a while on an Oncology floor, and loved my patients and their families. I did NOT love the staff and administration. I left work to become a stay at home mom of my 3 kids. I'm someone who feels if your going to have children, YOU raise them. By the time I could have my kids in school full time, it had been over 5 yrs out of work. In nursing, you have to go back and take a refresher course to get back in the field. I didn't and couldn't do it at the time. Do I miss it? No.
A friend asked me a few weeks ago, if I could do ANYTHING I wanted...had it ALL to do over again, would I still be a nurse? No. I would do what I have PASSION for! I LOVE baking and decorating cakes and cupcakes. If I had it all to do again, I would probably have a cake business. I'm too old to start something like that now! I do it for my own pleasure, baking for friends and parties if someone passes my name along. My point? Do what YOU love. Not what you THINK is the acceptable thing for others.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Trade them in for new friends and ride into the sunset and don't even look back. I'm realistic when it comes to stress , the value of friendship is either a blessing from God or a unpredictable seizure coming hitting you at the wrong time. My added advice try getting on Gods last nerve the results is absolutely fabulous. Focus on what's important around you . Each of us have a embedded gifts find out what it is and make it work for you through God all things are possible

posted over 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Danielle,
I don't know how old you are, but I do notice that you have 3 kids.
I'm also not sure how old your kids are, and if you have to be home with them all the time or if they are in school.
I was a R. N. years ago before I had children. I gave it all up to be a stay at home mom of 3 kids. My youngest had serious health issues and had 32 surgeries. Things happen for a reason ( my favorite saying) I believe I actually trained as a nurse to take care of her complicated health issues, and if I'd have been working at the time, I would have had to quit my job anyway.
After not working for 5 yrs, you lose your active nursing license or you can opt to go back to take a refresher course to get it active again. By that time, I started having health issues. I just couldn't do it.
If I didn't have epilepsy now, I would have gone into something like party planning or children's parties. I LOVE to bake and decorate cakes and I'm pretty good at it. Unfortunately, I have no energy now, and my seizures are not being controlled and I'm on my 5th med. This new med is making me so dizzy, I can't even stand to bake or decorate. I am depleted of energy and my entire day consists of showering, doing my hair/makeup, and cooking my family dinner. That's it...after that, I'm done for the day.
My suggestion for you, is find something you love. If it's kids, find something original to make for children and sell it privately and at your own pace. I thought of even taking a creative writing course once to write kids books! There are tons of things but make sure YOU love it. The sky is the limit! It doesn't have to be something you did when you are younger or a field you graduated in.
Hope you come up with something that makes YOU happy. Not to please others!

posted over 3 years ago
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