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.
Apple co-founder 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.