I feel like this thread could ultimately end up helping people of all ages and experiences, so this should turn into quite a few thoughtful posts and reflections. Reflecting upon my own self, I'm realizing now that my life is for all intent and purposes a blank slate: since I was so indecisive where to go to school and how to spend money, I'm at my first year of community college. No girlfriend at the moment, and ironically enough few people hang out after school at a community college so I stick with a few old friends. I've been doing freelance work online for the past few years and want to grow away from that into an entrepreneurial business pursuit. Right now I feel like I'm not working towards my goals honestly, and am just drifting through life. This indecisive period is probably one of the most difficult for people that overthink. Would I be most happy in Florida? California? New York? Which school out of countless options? I feel like anybody can still ask themselves similar "would I be most happy doing ___ or ___ or ___ or...?" This is also the period of time where it seems almost pointless to move away from home -- where I can sleep and eat free in a nicer place than I can afford. There's a draw to move out but a draw to stay too. I do feel like this has been a waste part of my life, with memorable moments far and few between. What I'm personally most concerned about is looking back and thinking that my life has just been wasted time. Frankly, I would if I wallowed away in a normal office position with infrequent vacations unless I meet an amazing woman that doesn't make me care as much. But me now? Like a lot of people, I want to do substantial undertakings that change the world. I do have plans that if I could initiate would do so. Two summers I wasted trying to bring a product to market though feels like it'll take a lot of wasted time with no reward to get there, if ever. So the point of the thread is: what advice and wisdom do you have from your own experience at shaping a blank slate into a great life?