“Not all those who wander are lost.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien
I will always remember those words.
I had just decided to ditch my old life. Instead of pursuing a cushy career as a lawyer, I wanted to create a business as a freelance writer because it felt like a fulfilling thing to do.
“You’ll never make it work. You’ll regret your decision,” a loved one told me.
Those words pushed my buttons. I felt scared.
What if I would regret it?
Was I stupid, even delusional, for thinking there was an alternative to living a pre-planned life with a secure nine-to-five …