I would say do what’s right for you. Self-employment and even side hustling isn’t for everyone, so make sure you ask around and get a lot of insight from those who have been there and done that.
While I’ve always been a very dedicated, motivated employee, there have been really tough days when I think about returning to the traditional workforce. It takes a different kind of tenacity to succeed when your success is solely on your shoulders, but it’s also extremely empowering. I’ve learned so much about myself these past months, and I wouldn’t change a thing.