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There are days where I can look around, realize that I've done what they told told me, and that was a terrible idea.
One of the hardest things about going on any new journey is that there aren't really any guideposts along the way. All you have is instincts, best guesses, and opinionated people all around you who may or may not know any better than you.
When I'm lost, I'm especially likely to take advice from anyone to help me get un-lost. And then, inevitably, I end up somewhere that I don't want to be.
Not all advice is bad: most of it is well-meaning. But most of it is for the benefit of the person giving it to you, even if it's handed out as if it's for your benefit.
This puts the onus on you to figure out what works and what doesn't, with the only real change is that you've got someone else's voice in your head in addition to your own.
Today... I won't do what they tell me.
That's it for today.
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