Ex-Emmerdale star Adam Thomas has opened up on social media about being nervous as he begins a new chapter in this life.
Dad-of-two Adam, 31, admitted his nerves as he starts a new career and posted on Instagram, saying that he wants to be 'someone who his children look up to'.
Adam, who's married to dancer Caroline Daly, said in the post, which captioned a cute image of his two children Elsie Rose and Ryan, "Today I start a new job!!
"A job that I’ve had sleepless nights about, because it’s something I’ve never done before. A job where personally I don’t think I’ll be any good at haha but you know what am gonna give it everything ive got! Nervous is an understatement!!
Constantly dealing with self doubt but am tired of the voice in my head holding me back! I want to be the man and father my kids look up too.
"Constantly dealing with self doubt but am tired of the voice in my head holding me back! I want to be the man and father my kids look up too... I want to try new things I want to take risks!! If it doesn’t work out at least I took the jump !
"This year has been tough but I’ve learnt a lot and am ready to learn so much more !! What ever happens with this job or with my bar @thespinn_ am just happy I gave it a go ... on that note if my bar isn’t a success and I’m shit at my job please send help haha here’s a picture of my kids because they get me more likes and are the reason I smile x"
Adam's army of fans and many of his 791,000 followers get in touch to wish him well and offer him support.
His former co-star Brooke Vincent said, "You got this r kid!!! Very proud to have seen your journey so far.
She then joked: "Acting was never your thing anyway."
Another former colleague, actress Natalie Anderson, said: "You’ve got this darling!? xx"
"You are going to smash it!! Proud of you kiddd," former Corrie actress Sacha Parkinson commented.
Earlier this year, Adam revealed a change in direction for his career and said he was opening a bar and restaurant.
In a post to Instagram, Adam made the announcement and said he's always wanted to own an eatery and he's excited to get started on this latest project.
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