Life has a way of knocking us all completely off guard. Generally, we all have some sort of plan or vision of how certain aspects of our lives might unfold—Our careers, our relationships, anything. It all seems so clear when we imagine how our lives might be. We strive to make these visions a reality as nothing can stop it from going wrong.
But what happens when those plans go wrong? What do we do when the life we envisioned for ourselves doesn’t become a reality? Everything seems to be going wrong.Â We can cry, and beg, and plea for all to go right but nothing seems to be happening and giving up seems so easy. One thing I’ve learned, is that just because one plan doesn’t work or a dream doesn’t come true, doesn’t mean that there isn’t something else better out there. Here are three lessons that I take when things don’t go according to plan: