Today is my 31st birthday.
I didn’t really freak out when I turned 30. For some reason, turning 31 (and officially being “in” my 30s) seems to be hitting a bit harder. It could be that I’m a month away from being a father once again. It could be something else.
All that said, I’ve had a bit of time to think and reflect on how my life has progressed since turning 30. It may only be a number, but my 31st year has taught me a lot about myself. Here are a few things I’ve learned since hitting that number: