To quote one of Renee Ruth’s songs “Chasing Butterflies,” “life gets in the way” when bills, family, responsibilities settle in and we feel obligated to pursue a career where we feel secure and financially stable. So many of us don’t know how to take the leap from day to day and pursue our dreams, even when we know it’s exactly what we’ve always wanted to do.
Eric Mastrota is a Contributing Editor at The National Digest based in New York. A graduate of SUNY New Paltz, he reports on world news, culture, and lifestyle. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.