There are points in our lives where we can feel that we are at a junction. Sometimes, we can only notice this after the fact, but there are instances in which it is clear. At those points, we are faced with a choice. Do we continue on, or do we retreat?
When trying to do something at a high level, it’s easy to feel like you need to approach everything with the utmost seriousness. After all, your pursuit is important! If you aren’t serious, then people will think you aren’t really into what you do.