12 December 2015

Upcoming Changes?

So I've been here in Berlin for 3 years now. So far so good. But I think it's time to move on.

I have re-entered the job market. The last time I was job hunting was when I was about to graduate from graduate school. Back in early 2012. That was when I got my current job. Now, my current job is good, but I think I can do better. My current job has an end date, and therefore, I have to plan ahead and figure out what I want to do beyond 2016. Hence, since a few months ago, I have been job hunting. Job hunting for something bigger.

I have already sent a bunch of applications. All over the place. I might move back to North America, who knows. In any case, I am open to change. I might stay here in Berlin, I might move somewhere else, I am open to all possibilities. What I know is that there is a big possibility that I will not be in Berlin from 2017 onward. We'll see.

Sometimes I find myself worrying about what might happen. And other times I find myself excited. Excited at a new chapter, a new section of my life. Sometimes I am excited at thinking about the new city I will be living in. And other times I find myself depressed thinking about the fact that I might have to leave Berlin, which is a city that I really love, to tell you the truth.

We'll see. Stay tuned.

4 comments:

  1. I think our discussions inspired my latest article (on which you commented) about finding a good place to live ;-)

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    1. Zhu,

      It is a topic that keeps me awake at night sometimes!

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  2. Now if you had no choice but to pick one place and live there forever. What would that place be?

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    1. Renan,

      I don't even know if I can answer that! Not to mention that it's a moot question, as we don't live forever, but there are just plenty of places around the world that I would like to visit and try living in. It's just hard to find a place to settle down and plant roots and stay there.

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