I know the difficulty in walking away from this lifestyle, and am currently experiencing the challenges that come with this territory of walking into a new phase of life

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But what do I make of it? I’m getting through it and I’m determined to help other transitioning veterans get through it too. I stopped listening to the people who told me that I was crazy for walking away and started connecting with those who supported me in my decision. I stopped waiting for opportunity to show up and started creating my own.

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That Thing You Call Life, Use It

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Every now and then, we forget.

We play, we study, we graduate into maturity, and then we choose to settle. We tell ourselves that we’re not as fortunate as others to be able to let ourselves go and live a little because of what we have in our hands – a job, a family, etc. We start to believe in those lies we tell ourselves.

I don’t have time. I can’t take time off from work. I have to find a career job in this point in my life. It’s not a good time in my life to go. I have kids to take care of and taking them with me would cost me a fortune. It’s too complicated. I have no money. 

These are just a few of the lies we tell ourselves. The lies we start to believe in so much that we lose sight of any possibility…

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