On 5/25/2021 8:01 AM, clipka wrote:
> Most of all though, there's one thing this line of work does _not_ do:
> It does not _captivate_ me. And I found out that's actually not a bad
> thing. Not for my well-being anyway. While I did still find myself "in
> it" while teaching, at the end of the day I could easily set it aside. I
> can't remember ever having done that as a software developer. Not unless
> I had just happened to have cracked a particularly tough nut at the end
> of a day.
Yeah, a career or hobby that consumes your entire life is not always
such a great thing. It's nice to be able to take a break or step away,
and teaching allows you to do that! (Since you likely have summer
breaks, and fresh noobs appear every Fall.) Also, working with people
can be rewarding in different ways!
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