A non-fiction article by Shayne McClendon.
Starting over is terrifying. No matter your age, your gender, or your position in life, drastic change can inspire feelings of panic, insecurity, and bone-numbing fear.
I’m in the midst of starting over, starting fresh, and creating a new life for myself. In my early forties, I’m beginning from ground zero with little money, no belongings, and a complete lack of a safety net. Before I started my journey, I focused on one simple truth:
That to which I devote my time, energy, and love will grow exponentially.
Originally, I focused on other people. I gave them all of my energy and attention until nothing remained for myself. As a result, I didn’t grow as a person, as a human being, as a woman in my own right.
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