The thrill of getting out of my comfort zone

Remember a moment in your life in which you could feel your pulse pound uncontrollably? Remember the feeling of accomplishment and empowerment when this moment has passed? The adrenaline, the raw, uncontrollable emotion, and subsequent realization of the feat you have just achieved? How much time has passed since the last time you have felt this way? For me, too much. This emotions, are tightly knit with getting out of one’s comfort zone.
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Looking for my vocation

During these months, I’ve been able to think deep in the development of my professional career. I’ve come to perceive subtle, unimportant behaviors, comments, interests, that, mixed together, drew a approximate career path for me. Up until now, I had been following the path of the student, centered in the immediate future, but when I finished my degree, I felt lost. I didn’t know where to go, what I liked in the software development world.
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The effect of winter in my psyche

During the last several months, I have been unemployed. Aside from the immediately obvious, which is, not getting payed, and having to move back to my parents home as a consequence, I set myself on a path of self-discovery. I was able to identify that I wasn’t happy at my previous job, and that I had been in this state for a year. To this realization, I promised myself to learn from my mistakes, and prioritize my mental health to short-term rewards, such as a paycheck at the end of the month.
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