Whether you’re a writer, actor, dancer, singer, guitarist, painter, or any other kind of dreamer, I’m sure you’ll find yourself in some part of this journey.

You know, when you first start out, passionate, and you’re all like…

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And then after some serious…

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You get everything lined up, ready to take your first shot — and your second shot, and your third shot. But it’s just always like…

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So you get super frustrated, venting to anyone who will listen…

And whenever you FaceTime your mom, you be like…

Sometimes you even want to listen to the people who keep telling you…

But before ever getting a “real job,” you know you’d rather say…

However, thankfully, neither of those things comes to pass before some homeless spiritual guru approaches you in the Good Will parking lot and tells you…

And you’re suddenly back to…

With a few more years of…

Because everyone keeps telling you…

And life just feels like…

So you’re FaceTiming your mom again, screaming…

…But one day, FINALLY, some executive sees your work and decides…

Your first reaction is…

Because now a few of them are like…

And now you’re going…

And your friends and family be like…

So, to all the naysayers who told you…

You very graciously tell them…

And to repay those who always supported you (especially Mom), you ride around going…

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And you try not to lose your sh@% at the Academy/Emmy/Grammy/Golden Globe/MTV Awards, where you be like…

Moral of the story? …

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