Above: Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz, A Wandering Light, 2009-11; C-Print.
I'm not nearly old enough to be teaching at the school of life but every so often I think everyone is qualified to guest lecture. But this is more of a thought balloon than a lecture.
You have to find your own path. Seek opinions, get advice, consider, admire, aspire and then tuck it in your back pocket while you map your stars. There really isn't anything that this doesn't apply to. Okay, except maybe math or medicine. And yes, the answer to the meaning of life is still 42.