Rising Above the Average

Written by Laura Johnson


Rising Aboverepparttar Average 5/30/2005 By Laura Johnson

There is nothing more motivating than reading a story about someone who comes from a poor, difficult life and rises above it to do so much with their life. Reading about a person who had so many obstacles in their way and they overcame them to berepparttar 140573 most incredible people. We adore reading those stories and they are so inspiring. They also can tie you to a place of average. It is possible though to rise aboverepparttar 140574 average!

When someone wants big change in their lives; when they want to have more, give more and they have always had a life that just isnít too bad at all, it is hard to get past that. It takes a great need, a burning desire to want to step out ofrepparttar 140575 norm and get everything you can in life. If your life is okay and all your basic needs are being met it is a challenge to really put yourself in a change mode. Makingrepparttar 140576 decision to really go for a big dream where there is fear, confrontation, chance of loss, is such a hard thing to do.

Looking at where you are, one can see a decent life where you have a nice 1500 square foot home, 2 cars that were made inrepparttar 140577 last 5 years,repparttar 140578 ability to spend a hundred or so on clothes a month, and all your basic needs and some of your wants met. People are comfortable here. They donít have to work too hard. They donít have worry too much as long as nothing major falls apart. They can barbeque, have a few friends over and just take it easy enough. So why give that up?

For some living an average life is NOT enough! Thoughts of rising aboverepparttar 140579 average starts in their head and cultivates in their heart. There is a strong desire with equal amounts of fear bubbling through their veins. Unlikerepparttar 140580 ones who start with nothing and can only go up;repparttar 140581 average are at a comfortable place and they can lose that with which they are contented. Sometimes you get started and then you see that you are going to have to step out and do things which in your average life you donít have to face. You have a typical amount of respect from people and if you takerepparttar 140582 chance to step out there is a chance of looking like a fool, losing your assets, and not even being average anymore. Why mess with something that just isnít that bad?

Try These Strange Jobs

Written by Steve Gillman


Strange jobs? How do we define that? Years ago I stole cars as a repo-man, had some adventures as an investigative process-server, and even handed out samples in grocery stores. Here are some other unusual jobs you can aspire to:

Wrinkle Chaser

This isrepparttar person that irons wrinkles from shoes as they are being made to ensure they are perfectly smooth when you buy them.

Chicken Sexer

This is a real job title. A chicken sexer sorts through baby chicks to determine if they are male or female, and then segregate them.

Citrus Fruit Colorer

A Citrus Fruit Colorer, withrepparttar 140365 help of steam and chemicals, gives citrus fruit a more natural coloring, because fruit is usually picked before it is fully ripe.

Celluloid Trimmer

A Celluloid Trimmer shaves down a golf club and then adds celluloid bands ontorepparttar 140366 golf clubs to makerepparttar 140367 leather grip stay in place.

Odor Judgers

Want to smell armpits all day to help make effective deodorants? I'm not sure why somebody other than some strange fetishist would want this job.

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