The Beast: I also have been to the place where you're at now, but as helgi suggested it can be the gateway to a life of greater significance and higher consciousness. I would echo what ImOpen says about not trying to make dramatic chances right now; in fact, what you learn from this experience may be some of the most valuable lessons in your life.
My advice is twofold, and in addition to what everyone else has suggested:
First, accept where you are, and don't tell yourself there's something wrong with being there (if you have been). There's a common myth in society that you have to be productive to deserve life. That's not true--just living is a good in and of itself, regardless of how it's done. Perhaps you want to do more than you are now, but accept that there's nothing wrong with where you are now, and if you decide that you want to do more, you will get to doing more in its own perfect time.
Second, think about your true desires. You don't have to act on them right now, just think about what they really are. Is teaching what you really want to do, or is it something you feel like you ought to do? If it is what you really want you to do, just keep in mind the thought that it can be done, even when coupled with your other desires (to be wealthy seems like one of them). If you merely keep your desires in mind, then you'll begin to recognize opportunities that bring you closer to them, and sooner or later you'll be inspired to start acting on them.
Last edited by David Hausladen; 11-07-2006 at 08:07 PM.