Think about a major milestone that happened with your family this past year. How has this affected you?
As I mentioned earlier, my maternal family lost two major figures this year–on the same day. It’s been a rough time, and it almost brought everyone together. Almost.
My paternal family had a similar struggle in late November 17. Granny is still hanging in there, and as verbally spry as she has been, but she’s “a tired old woman” [her words, not mine], and I fear we may not enjoy her company much longer.
Both cases have given me the swift kick in the butt that I needed to stop wasting my life working for employers that don’t care about me. It’s my time to get started. It’s my time to live my dream. It’s my time to control my destiny.