How to identify what is trapping you

Trapped Inside
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In order to live a free and untrapped life where you can pursue your dreams you need to identify what it is that is trapping you in your current existence.

Life is full of extra curricular events that we latch on to and sign up to for enhancement, but often we get trapped by the very things we think will make our life better.

  • We watch television in a bid to relax at the end of the day
  • we need the latest equipment to watch the TV on and buy it on credit
  • we sign up to the gym to make ourselves fitter
  • We help out at our kids school events
  • we want more spare cash so we sign ourselves up to cheap tarrifs on our bills so we can get reduced price if we commit to a year or two of being a customer

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I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up!

A young boy dreams big dreams of what lies beyond
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Does this sound familiar to you?  Maybe you’ve been talking to your own kids about their career plans and their dreams for when they grow up and you jokingly say ‘I’m still not sure what I want to be when I grow up’.

You giggle about it at the time and later in the day it hits you.  How come I still don’t know what I want?  How do some people get there when I don’t.  Is it really that hard to have a dream about what I want to be?  Maybe I’m destined to be nothing.

That last one is pretty hard.  I imagine if you’ve ever heard yourself say it, it’s also hard to hear.

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What is an Untrapped Life?

An Untrapped Life is a free life.

(um, yeah thanks for that, I didn’t get it at the start!)

Hmm, perhaps it may be obvious what I’m trying to help you achieve here, but what actually is it to be free?  Is it even something you should be aiming for?

Freedom is choices

If you’re lucky enough to live in wealthy ‘free’ countries such as the UK or the USA, to name just a couple, you probably already count yourself as free.  Yes we’re incredibly free, but you may well be surprised how easy it is to become trapped in a ‘free’ country.

Have you ever wondered why so many people in developed nations are unhappy?  Perhaps they are not as free as they thought, their wants and desires, their dreams aren’t easy to get.

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I aim to provide a resource for those of us who are stuck in life, those of us who know there is more, but just don’t know where to start.  I aim to give a huge kick up the backside to those who need it!

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