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    Daily Bloggity Radio Jam #17.5: The Shovel Knight Playlist (Check Content For Details) [Daily Bloggity Radio Jam #250]

    It was either GriZ or MisterWives for me, but I decided to go for my electronic bias so GriZ it is. x3
    Posted 4 Weeks Ago at 7:24 PM by Ice Goddess Ice Goddess is offline
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    i am struggling as an adult

    Why not ask around your friends for opportunities or get a better idea of what they do? They don't have to have any actual job opportunities available, it's that the talks might give you some insight into a possible goal. Also, you could consider not requiring your goals to be well-defined. Seconding Azazel here, that way you could gain some motivation towards a certain direction, even if you don't know where you'll end up, instead of having no motivation at all. It'll require leaps of faith, but taking risks might be better than not taking risks. I think it's very difficult to only act on things that are well-settled, because things rarely are so settled in life.

    I think most people do something that is not entirely relevant to what they started out learning. Even my dad, who's an engineer (which is a field where I imagine pretty much everything you learn would be relevant to whatever you end up doing) switched his specialization as he progressed, to the point that what he was doing had, in his words, very little to do with what he studied in undergrad. The point is that most people I know end up switching gears during their education, and I think it's pretty normal.

    This is all assuming that funding for college is relatively accessible. If it isn't, I understand why you'd want to exercise more caution. I think it'll be worthwhile to ask around family and friends for possible jobs or career ideas, possibly something that can get you work straight out of school (or even co-op or something manageable part-time so you can work as you learn). Nevertheless, I emphasize college because as you've noticed yourself, your options are limited without a degree and you don't seem to be enjoying what's available to you at the moment.

    In the short-term, maybe you could pick up some volunteering position? I imagine they're a lot more accessible to cold-calling than finding a job, and if the alternative is doing nothing, you don't have anything to lose. It's an opportunity to connect with people and find out what they do as well as to consider what you want to do for the long term. Even if that's not guaranteed, you could probably find out a calm and low-stress activity. I've been considering volunteering for a cat shelter at a pet shop myself.

    Going back to the college thing, you might consider starting an application but holding on to submitting it until you're sure that's what you want to do. It's important to keep your options open, and the worst thing is to be exploring things you want to do, deciding on a possible path, and then realizing that the deadline is too soon or already passed. Plus it'll get you to do the motions of career searching and can help you get in the groove (which is difficult for me, personally, as well).

    I think it'll be good to keep yourself moving and preventing yourself from dwelling on things. There's plenty of things you still can do, even if they're not something you especially want to do and you don't know what you want to do. Sometimes you have to fake it to make it, because the alternative is much worse. As for the money issue, is that something you can communicate to your mom about? Buying groceries helps, but maybe she knows a thing or two about getting you out of your current situation. That or any friends you trust to bounce some ideas off of them. I find that talking things through helps me understand things better and figure out new ideas, maybe it'll work for you too.
    Posted 4 Weeks Ago at 3:01 PM by Kanzler Kanzler is offline
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    Daily Bloggity Radio Jam #17.5: The Shovel Knight Playlist (Check Content For Details) [Daily Bloggity Radio Jam #250]

    It was tough to decide between Love Songs Drug Songs and Alchemy, but I think I pick the former.
    Posted 4 Weeks Ago at 9:04 AM by Lycanthropy Lycanthropy is offline
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    Daily Bloggity Radio Jam #17.5: The Shovel Knight Playlist (Check Content For Details) [Daily Bloggity Radio Jam #250]

    It was a hard choice between grizfolk and x ambassadors but I'm going to have to go with grizfolk.
    Posted 4 Weeks Ago at 7:08 AM by aeternum aeternum is offline
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    I'm so happy for you!! Cats are amazing beings~ They're literally gods and goddesses. I can't wait to see pictures soon!
    Posted 4 Weeks Ago at 6:57 AM by Ice Goddess Ice Goddess is offline

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