Choose your own adventure.


I spent the better part of my last semester of college staring at LinkedIn. Not applying to jobs, not sending out my resume. Just staring, overwhelmed by possibilities but unable to take a single step toward any of them.

Some jobs made my heart race with excitement; others made my stomach hurt with dread. I knew what I wanted. I knew what I didn’t want. But every time I saw a job I liked, I froze.

A couple of months and hard conversations later, I finally accepted that this wasn’t about the decision. It was about digging my heels in, tightening my grip on a season of life that was going to end no matter what. I wasn’t afraid of the choices themselves; I was afraid of the sweeping changes that were coming.

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