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Discussion on: Full-time, side projects, learning, and staying sane

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Pawel Sawicki

Although it makes sense to me (I have a similar bio) I came to an entirely different conclusion: Drop the full time permanent employment and become a part time remote working freelancer. Invest more time in yourself. Constantly learn new things... stagnation is a problem. Exercise, stay healthy, enjoy time with family and friends.

Btw ... as a part time freelancer, working remotely you’ll earn much more money, so even a sabbatical after each project is possible.

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It's great going freelance works for you! :) I think it's important to know that going freelance is always an option to consider.

I myself do need the feeling of security that being employed grants me, so I'm quite certain going freelance wouldn't work for me specifically. At least at the moment. Maybe I'll try that in the future with 50% freelance 50% part-time employment.

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That sounds like a dream but must be hard to do in reality...

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Anna Simoroshka Author

This is a valid option that works great for some people! Awesome that you were able to design your life the way that works for you.

I tried freelancing several times and came to a conclusion I don't want to do it just yet. I hated looking for clients and projects. I hated the fact that, as a beginner, I couldn't offer much value.
And I really need a structure and stability.