Why Change is Difficult–and what to do about it

I was panicking.
My heart raced as I tried desperately to see a street sign, any sign that would give me an idea of where I was. But there were no street sign, none!
All the sayings from my parents flooded my head: “People will take advantage of you.” “You have to watch your back.” “Taxi drivers will take you the long way to get more money.”
And here I was, in the back of a taxi in a foreign country. Alone […]