There is hope. All you need to do is to start to sort things out.
Here is a great way to start. Here are some exercises that will help you to determine which might be a good way for you to concentrate your efforts:
With this in mind, you can
- talk to the head of alumni relations of the school which you most recently attended to arrange to talk to graduates who working in your area of interest to find out what they do, how they got there, what advice they have, and how you feel about it.
- talk to the reference librarian at your local library to locate and attend meetings of professional organizations to which professionals in your area of interest belong, so you could could make connections and learn more
Here are some good things to do to gain valuable information and create valuable relationships:
Networking is very powerful and can have surprising results.
If you were to let me know your career area of interest and in which city and state you reside, I could provide some more direct help. Also, could you let me know what jobs you had and under what circumstances they ended?
Let me know if and how this helps. Keep me posted.