Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Steve Jobs (born February 24, 1955) was adopted as a baby but reunited with his biological mother when he was 31. Jobs also met his sister, the author Mona Simpson, who later wrote a novel based on his life, A Regular Guy.