So, I was thinking about this again this week as I’ve hit a point where I dread the start of each day. I received an email yesterday that opens up the opportunity to make a jump. If this opportunity does arrive, I will need to decide if I overcome the fear of the unknown and make a jump or if I trust that some changes will eventually lead to where I am being better. I hate that the jump possibility comes at this time of year. I need to get through the holidays and my trip home before I do something that might limit my time off. Regardless of what happens with this opportunity, I am making an early New Year’s Resolution to consider what I need to do to make me less sad to leave the house in the morning and how far I’m willing to go for a happier life.
I recently read For Every One by Jason Reynolds. It was very good and one of the messages of the book was to make the jump, whatever that might be. It even included the message that even if you are 50(I’m close) jump anyway. I would love to be able to take his advice. I feel like there is a jump I need to take, but there are a few issues with this:
- Jump where? – It might be a midlife crisis. It might be stress over a few specific things that could be over soon. It might be any number of things, but it doesn’t change the fact that I feel less and less like I am where I should be in my life. The problem? I have no idea what a jump for me would be. Is it as simple as taking the time to find a new…
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