Career Happiness Timeline

Events

Happily Self-Employed

1996 - August 1, 2001

Very little financial responsibility during this time period.
I didn't make much money, but it didn't really matter.
I enjoyed it a lot.

Interlude

August 1, 2001 - October 1, 2003

2-year mission for my church.

Unhappy at Work

October 30, 2003 - April 25, 2011

Established jobby-jobs, freelance, and startups.
Few financial responsibilities.

Job Change

Approx. January 2005

Job Change

Approx. May 2005

Job Change

Approx. September 2006

Job Change

October 2008

Job Change

Approx. March 2010

Figured Out What Was Wrong

Approx. July 2011

Wherein I became a cliché by figuring everything out while traveling in Europe.

Happy at Work

September 12, 2011 - Approx. 2016

It's not easy, but it's been awesome.
Real financial responsibilities.