If you asked me to describe myself, "fearful" is not a word that immediately comes to mind. Cautious, perhaps. Careful, definitely. But fearful? Of course not.
Back in September of 2016, I lost my job. It comes as a surprise to a lot of people because, beyond a small circle, I didn't really talk about it. Though I hadn't loved my job, it was still an unexpected thing that took a fair amount of time to process. I wound up spending the next 2 1/2 months unemployed, which had both its advantages and disadvantages.
When anything in your life takes an unexpected turn, it's only natural to step back and take stock of where you've been, where you're headed, and if there are any changes you want to make.Read More