Resigning from a 250k+ software engineering job and life updates.

I quit a high-paying tech job to explore life, from Miami to Morocco. I did a 21-day yoga retreat, went backpacking in Europe, and tried a silent retreat. Now, I’m starting a startup and considering a podcast. The challenge? Knowing myself and finding work that fulfills me. Life’s a journey! 😎✨

Summary

In the past year, I quit a high-paying job at a big tech company, realizing it wasn’t the right fit for me. This decision led to a series of life-changing experiences, including traveling, participating in an incubator program, and embarking on a journey of self-discovery.

Major Job Transition

After leaving my job, I received an offer to join another company but ultimately decided against it, choosing instead to focus on personal growth and exploration. This decision led to a period of extensive travel, including experiences in New York, Miami, Morocco, and Europe.

Exploring New Ventures

During my travels, I met inspiring individuals working on their startups, which further sparked my interest in creating new projects and unconventional career paths.

Journey of Self-Discovery

My travels also involved participation in a yoga retreat, silent meditation retreat, and backpacking through various countries, all of which profoundly impacted my mindset and perspectives.

Personal Growth and Adaptation

Amidst these experiences, I struggled with finding my true calling and facing the challenge of self-discovery. However, I utilized meditation, reading, and exploring new ventures to navigate through this transitional period.

Focus on Health and Mindfulness

The journey also involved dedicating time to yoga, meditation, reading, and developing new tools and applications, which helped in maintaining a balanced and introspective mindset.

Moving Forward

As I navigate through these transitions and evolving experiences, my focus remains on understanding myself, finding my true motivation, and determining the work I want to dedicate myself to in the long run. These challenges will shape my future decisions and provide further insight into personal and professional growth.

Gratitude and Conclusion

Thank you for accompanying me on this journey. Here’s to embracing the challenges, seeking personal fulfillment, and finding purpose in the pursuit of self-discovery and growth. Wishing you all the best in your endeavors!

Key Takeaways

ExperiencesImpact
Job Transitions and Reflection
Exploring New Ventures and Travels🌍
Personal Growth and Self-Discovery🌱
Focus on Health and Mindfulness🧘‍
Moving Forward and Future Challenges🚀

FAQ

  1. How did these experiences impact your career?
  • The experiences led me to reevaluate my priorities, interests, and personal growth, shaping my future career decisions.
  1. What were the most impactful moments of your journey?
  • Participating in the silent meditation retreat and traveling through various countries created profound impacts on my mindset and personal perspectives.

Bold statements emphasize the significance of my experiences and the transformative effect they had on my life.

Now, my focus remains on embracing the challenges, seeking personal fulfillment, and finding purpose in the pursuit of self-discovery and growth.


I hope you enjoyed the life updates and reflections as much as I did! Have a good day!

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