Go read this article. It’s written as a letter from his future self on what life will be like in 20 years. Kind of scary and certainly worst case scenario, but his point gets across, if you know what is happening outside, than for sure it won’t really look like science fiction. That would be the only case when I would have more to fight for.
What else ? Study, Study, Study. Did I told you that I enjoy my job. The moment I’m back to straight comercial applications I will be back on 9-5 until then 9-0 it’s a lot more fun.