The Harsh Truth About Chasing Your Dreams

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You were told to chase your dreams from a number of people, especially your parents. But now you’ve realized it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.

Doubt is debilitating. I get it. I’m a professional opera and musical theatre singer, and that voice of self-doubt consumes my thoughts daily.

For so long I’ve heard my parents say, “Just keep going! Don’t stop believing in…

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I work in Finance by day, write and sing by night, along with all the other projects happening in my life. Cat mom. She/her. Creator/Editor of Lean In.

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Liya Khaimova

Liya Khaimova

I work in Finance by day, write and sing by night, along with all the other projects happening in my life. Cat mom. She/her. Creator/Editor of Lean In.

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