I believe you have hit the nail on the head! It’s why I’m on Medium. I have a lot to say, getting started is the scary part. I’m writing, on a daily basis now. Before my wife died, I had a whole lot of “hobbies” and I didn’t feel nearly so lost. In the last eight years though I’ve failed at two intimate relationships, finally got my kids raised and lost the love I used to have for my job. It’s time for a change. It’s a lot harder to overcome that fear at my age than it was when I just threw everything I owned in my truck and moved in with my future wife. I’m feeling excitement, as well as a little nervousness, so I know it’s the right direction. At least for now. Life isn’t static and embracing the flow is what moves us forward.