It's Your Life, Do What Ya Wanna Do
Thursday, February 24, 2000
We can''t all be professional baseball players, famous actors or rock stars. Yet how many of us are achieving the goals we set for ourselves, be it a particular career direction or learning to knit? We set out to see how satisfied people are with their lives.
Kirsten LykinsAge:16 Occupation: Student
Do you feel you are doing exactly what you want? Not at all.
What helps to motivate you toward your goals? Friends and people motivate me to do what I would like to do.
When should you start doing what''s right for you? When I''m 18, then I can rightfully do what I want to. Well, I guess I should start now.
Shannon Lea Faust
Age: 23 Occupation: Business owner
Do you feel you are doing what you want to do in life? So far, yes.
What things help motivate you? My personal happiness. It doesn''t have anything to do with money. I never wake up with that miserable feeling of having to go to work.
What advice would you give to someone struggling with life decisions? If you''re not happy, find out what you should do to change it.
Age: 52 Occupation: Gardener
Do you feel you are doing what you''ve wanted to in life? Yes, I enjoy gardening. I''m outside, plus I don''t have to punch a time clock.
What advice would you give to someone struggling with life decisions? Follow your heart and your own feelings, and you''ll make it happen.