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Was miserable and depressed last year. Got laid off. Unemployed for a few months. Took some crappy freelance. Moved cities. New job. Excited. Worked super hard. Sold 2 killer ideas in my first month!🎉

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I'll be honest - it's been rough. Got laid off because I'm sure my misery was obvious. I hated it there anyway but was forced to move from my favorite city in the world. Lived out of my suitcase for a while because I lost my foundation. Was convinced I screwed up my career trajectory. Man life can really turn around if you put enough effort into it and I'm happier than ever now and more aware of my happiness because I was so sad for so long. I love the work I'm doing!! It feels amazing when someone asks me 'how've you been?' and I reply 'really excellent!' and mean it. I lied with a 'good, you?' for so so long.

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I'm so happy!! I love our job so so much. Fingers crossed that these get produced pls 🤞🏿 Clients seemed super pumped about them, it's been a long long time since I've experienced that.

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Good job - this industry sucks sometimes, but when it’s good it’s good. Enjoy the ride and good job on not giving up.

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It’s so nice to hear stories like this. Thank you for sharing

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Happy for you, internet stranger ✨

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Nice! Where did you move?

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That's amazing! ❤️

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Yay!

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@OP I second the "where'd you move?" question. I'm guessing you moved from NYC to CA...maybe LA or SF, ammiright? Either way. Congrats. You won.

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^ you are right :) and thank you!! 💃

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@OP SF or LA? I'm betting LA, yes?

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