Career Anxiety

It is that time of the year when I check the job market with the goal of being employed after the school year ends. The anxiety is accompanied by the self-recrimination for not obtaining a STEM degree to qualify for the jobs I know I could do, including teach in those fields.

The disappoint in myself never fades, though it should. I'm a success, by many measures, with a great wife, good (feline) kids, and a nice house. But, I always know I could do more, and could have done more, with my skills.

I lacked discipline, I suppose, along with people skills.

Given a chance, I am going to fix things… somehow.

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  1. I can relate! I got a teaching degree in 2012, but I still haven't found a teaching job. Every spring I start applying to every teaching job I can find, all summer I do interviews... and every fall I am disappointed in myself. I am actually working on starting my own little school, I don't want to let my dream of teaching go to waste!

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