It might not even be a step that’s in the exact direction of your dreams — becoming a video store manager certainly isn’t the first step in the “How to Become a Writer” handbook.” — but any step where you decide you no longer want to go what I wanted to begin with.
Before then, I’d been hired and fired at a string of menial jobs. It’s hard to get promoted when you don’t make it past six months.
I applied to be a clerk at the video store, but they asked me to interview to be the store manager.
I lived in a dorm room at age 24 because it was all I could afford.
I was working 12-hour shifts at an electronics factory.
To this day, I don’t even remember what the guy looks like, but Ido remember my eye socket being the size of a tennis ball the next day.
I tried going back to work but the florescent lighting irritated my eye and gave me severe headaches. Although I was in physical pain, I felt to not be at the factory.
I wrote this book because if even just accepts the call, it means I’ve used my time on this earth well. I know it’s more than possible to turn your life around and start a rewarding journey.
The dictionary defines a hero as a person who, in the opinion of others has special achievements, abilities, or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model or ideal. When most people think of a hero, they think of people like firefighters, police officers, celebrities, professional athletes, veterans, and people currently in the military. My mom does all the things a regular mom does like cleaning, cooking and shopping.
I watched TED Talks and interviews of successful people.
For the first time in my life, I felt energized and hungry.