Richard's biological father left him with nothing. No money and no knowledge of how to run a successful business or how money works.
"My poor dad left me with nothing;" says Richard "Which was actually a really good thing. If he had given me money I never would have learned what I needed to learn about money and business. I would never be where I am today."
The Richard I'm talking about is Robert T. Kiyosaki, best known author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, the #1 personal finance book of all time. Richard is the author of more than 26 books; is an American businessman, investor, self-help author, educator, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, financial commentator, and radio personality.
Sometimes not getting what you want is life's way of giving you exactly what you need in order to evolve into who you were meant to be.
It doesn't matter what you have. It only matters the perspective you choose to hold about what you don't have.
Imagine if, starting today you decided to adopt the belief that your biggest pain points are undeniably your greatest opportunities to become the person (and live the life) you've always wanted.
I encourage you to try that mindset on for size and see if that doesn't change things.
If you don't know Richard's story I highly recommend you check it out. Richard didn't just get lucky in terms of how his life worked out. He worked his ass off (for years and years) to seek out what he needed to learn in order to take control of what he wanted for his life.
ps: Just because you don't have it yet, doesn't mean it's not in the cards for you. The only guarantee that it doesn't happen, is if you decide to give up.
"The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way." - Richard Kiyosaki