What have you feared that turned out to be much easier than you expected?
I had been in college for 10 years. I turned in my dissertation on the Function of the Knight in Chaucer‘s Canterbury Tales for my Ph.D. and they said I wasn’t done. My heart screamed, “I’m done; I quit.” A little scary it was throwing out 10 long years of diligent work, but it led to living on the road for 12 years without working and no money for the majority of the time. Now, that’s a real education. I lost out financially when I ultimately went back to teaching, but I have never regretted that heart-felt decision, and it has made my life much easier.
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