*This is the first post for the Phases project. To provide context for what follows, you can read about its premise here first.
Years from now, when you look back at this time in your life, what will you remember the most about it?
I’ll be looking back at 25 thinking this was my “make-or-break” point. The time when I had the choice of building my own life or letting the outside world do it for me. Hopefully, I’m doing the former.