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Temptation or Inspiration: how to overcome doubt

Every difficult decision in life leads to a final moment of decisiveness. No matter how long you prepare for it, you can doubt your intentions at the very last moment. You have to be able to tell apart if what you're doing is out of temptation or inspiration. In this post, I explore how I dealt with this final obstacle in the process of quitting my job.

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Career

The anxiety of freedom: your job is not the tyrant

We work hard to earn more freedom in our lives, but only few of us use that freedom meaningfully. Having to decide how to use our freedom often makes us anxious and leads us to give it up to something else for a sense of security and comfort. Then we blame the very same thing for not allowing us to pursue our dreams. That thing is quite often our job or the ideal of a successful career.

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Career

Dealing with financial dilemmas of quitting my day job

Quitting your day job is always stressful. Even when you have enough savings, it's a big risk on your time and career. You feel like you're leaving a lot of money on the table. Some call it The Golden Handcuffs. I had to change my mindset about money and career before I could break free of the handcuffs.

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Career

Why I quit my software engineering job to make a game

I finally quit my job at Microsoft to work on my own game project. It took me a long time to introspect before I could make the decision and I learned many things about myself. Over a series of posts, I will explore my thought process and the psychological barriers I had to overcome before I could convince myself.

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Writing

Here I start writing, or why I stop writing on social media

I like writing, but I never had a blog. I used to share some of my writings on social media, but now it's time to move on to a better platfrom.

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