We asked some of the city’s most brilliant and creative minds to tell us about the most difficult decision they’ve had to make.

Cameron Vitosh | ActorMelxdie | Singer | Songwriter | Entertainer

So far, the most difficult decision I’ve ever had to make was to quit college and jump full time into acting. This meant that I gave up my college football scholarship, walked away from my team mates (in which I was the starting WR, punt returner and kick returner), and I had to face my parents to tell them that I was quitting college in order to pursue my dream of becoming a full time actor. Read more>>

Melxdie | Singer | Songwriter | Entertainer

One of the most difficult decisions I ever had to make was letting go of people that no longer served me within my business and friend circles. Making a call to let people go, or making changes in the way you run your creative business can be very difficult. Sometimes it’s hard to trust you’re making the right decisions especially when the people around you try to convince you that you’re nothing without them. I’ve had a lot of people try to bring me down in that process and I think believing in myself and trusting my instincts and being okay with making mistakes is all apart of the evolutionary process of stepping into the truest version of myself. Read more>>

Brooke Hinson | Caregiver, Social Work Student & Advocate

The most difficult decision I’ve ever had to make was leaving my first graduate school program, occupational therapy (OT). I had never quit anything so it was a very difficult process even though it felt right. When I began college, I was encouraged to decide on a career so I went with occupational therapy – it’s one of the top rated jobs to have, OT’s make decent money and I enjoy helping people so why not?! I spent four years doing my undergrad at UTD and was accepted to TWU’s Master of Occupational Therapy school. Read more>>