Stepping outside the box is scary. Abso-fucking-lutely. Going without a paycheck is scary, telling your family you’re going your own way is scary. But after years of trying to define who I was as if I was only two-dimensional, I decided that the scarier thing would be to settle never knowing my true potential. For me, the reward was this powerful unknown on the other side of a life half-lived, the antidote to a life that would be decided and laid out ahead of me.