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    What I Learned From Quitting My Job And Starting Over

    I doubted everything, but that was OK.

    After almost four years in the same career, I decided to quit my job.

    I had actually been wanting to quit since the first year.

    But even so, I didn’t expect making the decision to quit to be so difficult.

    And the longer I thought about it, the older I was becoming.

    I didn't know what I wanted more: money or to enjoy my job.

    And I was already so comfortable in my current role.

    But being stagnant was secretly damaging my self-confidence.

    So one day I just decided I couldn't lie to myself any longer.

    If it was possible to love your job and eventually earn a decent wage, wouldn't it be worth it?

    Once I was ready to quit, I started worrying about how other people would react. Especially my mother.

    To my surprise, she was the most supportive of all.

    Heeding her advice, I decided to change careers entirely and start from scratch.

    The thing is, I didn’t want to quit without knowing exactly what I was going to do next.

    To throw a spanner in the works, I was just about to be promoted.

    When I no longer wanted what I had wanted for so long, I realised money didn't mean shit.

    So with this revelation in mind, I applied for an internship.

    Handing in my resignation was one of the few times in my life I was completely sure of myself.

    So I revelled in my win and rehearsed all the different ways I might make my grand exit.

    And imagined how my colleagues of many years might react.

    But in reality, it was all a bit underwhelming.

    What I was left with was the stark reality that I didn't really know what the hell I was doing.

    But actually that was OK because I was working towards something – a better me.

    And if my new venture doesn't work out, I have the balls to try again.

    Because I've now learned what I needed to learn this entire time.