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Cwiggs  ·  2761 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, how old are you? And how do you feel about your age?

I'm 22. Too all the people in this tread that are similar age, I empathize 100%.

About a year ago I quit my job of 2 years because I hated it, I had no plans, and probably 3 months of savings. I had a ton of anxiety when I made the decision to quit but one thought kept creeping back into my mind. When I'm on my death bed looking back, will I be proud of this moment? Will I be happy that I worked my 9-5 job that I hated? So I said Fuck it, and left.

5 months later and almost out of money a friend of mine who owns a Tech company posts on Facebook that he is looking for a Technician that knows Linux servers. Now first of all, I hadn't talked to this friend in probably over a year, and when I did see him it was 3 times a year. Second, yeah I run Linux (xUbuntu) on my Desktop but I barely knew the command line, and never worked with a server. But I got the job because he knew that teaching me would be easy and it was my attitude that would make me a great employee.

So to Outset and all the others in that are in a rough patch in their life. Ask yourself "How will I feel about this moment when I'm looking back from my death bed?" If you get an unfavourable answer, leave the reasons why you can't do something behind and change something NOW! No matter the outcome you won't look back and think "Too bad I tried to change the crap situation I was in."





cgdodd  ·  2761 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    About a year ago I quit my job of 2 years because I hated it, I had no plans, and probably 3 months of savings. I had a ton of anxiety when I made the decision to quit but one thought kept creeping back into my mind. When I'm on my death bed looking back, will I be proud of this moment? Will I be happy that I worked my 9-5 job that I hated? So I said Fuck it, and left.

Dude I have a friend that did the same thing! More power to ya