You have been thinking about how great it might be to follow your passion and work for a non-profit. You fantasize about working with people just like yourself who are passionate about what they do. Sounds great, but is it reality?
I will move to New York City before my 25th birthday, and I will pursue a career in writing. Am I scared? Yes. Does it matter? Sure. How will I succeed? That's easy. Days filled with action and nights full of sleep.
If you are ending the year with anything less than a "Wow, what a year," then the change you really need to make this year is to enlist help and support to achieve your goals. Shared goals are more likely to happen.
If you're a football fan, you probably know Lou Holtz as a college football coach. What you may not know is his compelling quest to do 107 things before he died. It started in 1966, when Lou was 28 years old.