Consider what you value most in life and base your decisions on these values. For example, if you're considering accepting a higher-paying new job that appears to be a good fit on paper but would require you to relocate away from your community, consider how much you value your autonomy, relationships, and finances. This work is difficult and, to be honest, terrifying. Few people are willing to engage in a thought experiment that calls their entire life into question. To read Allie Volpe's full article for Vox, click here.