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Chris Pratt's empowering Instagram post will encourage you: 'Don't give up!'

If the whole acting thing doesn't work out for Chris Pratt, he should consider a career in motivational speaking.
/ Source: TODAY

If the whole acting thing doesn’t work out for Chris Pratt -- unlikely, considering the “Jurassic World” star has two major films in the works -- he should consider a career in motivational speaking.

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 09: Actor Chris Pratt arrives for the Premiere Of Universal Pictures' \"Jurassic World\" held in the courtyard of Hollywood & Highland on June 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)Albert L. Ortega / Getty Images

Pratt took to Instagram last week after spending nearly 80 hours awake and at work on “Passengers” and “Guardians of the Galaxy 2.”

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Celebrities often complain about long days and grueling production schedules, but Pratt had nothing but positive things to say.

“I am doing what I love. It doesn't feel like work. Even though it is,” he clarified.

“I'm having fun. I'm overcome with joy and gratitude.”

(Read his full Instagram post here.)

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Pratt credits his time as a struggling actor for his perspective and continued appreciation despite the industry’s harsh realities.

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Chris Pratt brings joy to patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.Courtesy of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

“Fifteen years ago I felt the same passion I feel today, but I had very little opportunity,” Pratt wrote.

“I had to hustle hard and go hungry. I had to eat sardines and figure out how to get gas money.”

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But Pratt was determined, and issues an empowering missive to anyone who might find themselves in a similar situation.

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"I never had a plan B," he insisted. "I never stopped believing. Ever."

“Don't give up. Apply constant pressure for as long as it takes. It will break before you do. Go get it!