On Starting Over

Starting over isn’t just about moving to another state, neighborhood, or house, changing careers, getting rid of fake friends or terrible spouses, or about running away. Starting over is a state of mind. It means that when something has finished, something new must and will inevitably begin, and you are making the choice to start over as a person that directs the journey for what that new beginning will look like.

Dad’s Advice

Sometimes the best advice you can follow, is the advice given to you by your own heart and experiences. Sure. Take the advice and see if it works. If it doesn’t, it’s okay—toss it out! Forge your own journey, find your own way. At least, even if you’re alone, you truly know yourself, what you stand for, what you can tolerate, and what you can’t.