ULOG #7 | Reinvent Yourself Is Know Yourself Better

in life •  5 months ago

página de código css


This post is a traduction of this post.

I'm studying HTML and CSS to develop Web pages. Since a friend told me how much fun it seemed to develop stuff several months ago, began to catch my attention the issue. However, I never imagined that I would be dedicating about 4 hours a day, learning, practicing, striving to understand all the complexities involved, and thus get the skills required to develop a website.

My friend, who told me how much fun it was to schedule, months later he found a job as a programmer in a good company. His good salary has turned his life quiality of inmigrant into a middle-class. That did not surprise me very much, I knew that the developers were quite quoted around the world and that the demand is so high that it doesn't matter if you have a degree, as long as you have the skills to do the job. What surprised me was when he said to me: -Listen to me, do this and this course and then write me again. Let me be your guide in the freelance world. I went from making three to four proposals to get some work as a daily editor-(without getting any yes yet), to have the possibility of being happily underpaid (compared to a programmer living in a developed country) doing web pages. The possibility, however insecure it may seem, is more than what I have right now to get out of the economic crisis, so I clung to it with strength and completely trust my brain and its ability to learn well and quickly.

My programmer friend, he's not a programmer, he's a psychologist. A graduate one of the Universidad Central de Venezuela, he specialized in behavioral sciences as one of the most outstanding students of his cohort. Despite such earful credentials, his work in the country that welcomed him as an immigrant was to call people in a CallCenter to sell them electronic products. 10 hours a day sitting in front of a computer and a phone, for a pretty miserable salary.

And that is the reality of the immigrant, so is the reality of the venezuelan in general. The one who left, learns to do chores he never thought he could have done in his country, and the one who stays, learns to do new chores to survive.

This situation that has broken us, has forced us to let go of ourselves, to uproot our roots and to grow in other places. It has taken away everything we thought we knew about ourselves and it has forced us to reinvent ourselves.

Reinvent Yourself Is Know Yourself Better

It's paradox, but it doesn't stop being less real. Life is full of paradoxes. We ourselves are paradoxical, contradictory, dynamic, dissimilar beings. We grow, study, graduate to get a social label that we were told to keep high all the time, because "that's what makes us be someone in life." Being forced to release that label and take a shovel and broom, a taxi, a beak and a shovel, is to assume the paradox of life.

Someday I'll read all these texts and I'll be amazed at how much I've advanced. When that happens, maybe I'll be playing in an orchestra, having my own group folk-Venezuelan music, developing or teaching at a music school. I don't know, I just know that I'll still be Miguel, getting healthier and more self-know.

Recent Post

Steemit Open Mic Week #100 | Viajera del Río (Flute Cover)

ULOG #6 | En búsqueda de algo que comprar
You Got Snekked Contest! | This is why I Love The Steem Blockchain!

Posted from my blog with SteemPress : http://miguelvargas.org/literatura/ulog-7-reinvent-yourself-is-know-yourself-better/
Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

I voted your content because you are on my whitelist.

Join our army of good authors, delegate to me to apply: 2000 SP JEDI | 1500 SP **SITH Lord | 1000 SP Skywalker | Less Stormtrooper

Witness: @castellano

Use SteemConnect to delegate safely: 50 SP | 100 SP | 200 SP | 500 SP
JEDY 2000 SP | SITH lord 1500 SP | SkyWalker 1000 SP |

Congratulations! This post has been upvoted from the communal account, @minnowsupport, by miguelvargas from the Minnow Support Project. It's a witness project run by aggroed, ausbitbank, teamsteem, someguy123, neoxian, followbtcnews, and netuoso. The goal is to help Steemit grow by supporting Minnows. Please find us at the Peace, Abundance, and Liberty Network (PALnet) Discord Channel. It's a completely public and open space to all members of the Steemit community who voluntarily choose to be there.

If you would like to delegate to the Minnow Support Project you can do so by clicking on the following links: 50SP, 100SP, 250SP, 500SP, 1000SP, 5000SP.
Be sure to leave at least 50SP undelegated on your account.


thank you

Este articulo fue seleccionado por el equipo de @bebeth

Hola @miguelvargas, ¡Gracias por este contenido de Calidad!

Recibe nuestro Sello de Genialidad, asi como nuestro voto y el de nuestra patrocinadora @beanz en reconocimiento.

Afrodita-A Tecnologia de optimizacion de VP y Votos desarrollada por @nnnarvaez