How did I get here?
I sat in the middle of my living room on the floor. I didn’t have that much furniture anymore as I sold most of it. A couch and a table with some chairs, that was about it.
I felt alone. Confused. Sad.
I felt like the loser start-up founder that saw his start-up implode and end within two months leaving me with 0 money in my bank account and a €50k student loan.
Topped with a rent due in three weeks' time I felt my life was over.
I clearly remember the thoughts running through my mind. I felt the ‘I told you so’s coming. Friends and family that would remind me vividly how they warned me not to take the risk.
Would it have been wiser to settle for the lame attitude my neighbors have in life? A life without exploring anything else but the road to and from work? A remember the 2 hours commute from years ago.
Would it have been wiser to stop growing because my micromanaging boss wants me to? Should I have stopped learning new stuff, stop talking about exploring, just because it’s easier to not have an opinion?
Should I have settled for a mediocre life?
Suddenly I remembered a decision I took 20 years ago at high-school that changed the course of my life. I immediately felt my energy rising again, my heart beating faster, my brain making new neurological connections.
I know that decision will keep supporting me for the rest of my life, including now.
Would you like to know what happened at high-school? Which small decision changed my life?
If so, then come back later to check out Founder Story #3. It’s called From nobody to her boyfriend...
Abrazo (hug in Spanish),