(I'm sorry, this is kind of a broad question...)
I've heard professional artists, both in the entertainment and publishing industry, say they feel too confined by their job, perhaps because it's not as much of a creative outlet as they'd hoped. Or they're bored of their specialization. Or maybe a few years after the glamor of making money doing something they enjoy wears off. I'm getting to think that everyone kind of feels this way. Is it an an "artist thing"? A "human thing"? Or just the nature of the industry?
Now, I realize that everyone likes to work on personal pieces, even people who enjoy their jobs. I'm talking about people who, if what they did stopped paying the bills, wouldn't do it anymore.
So are there any exceptions? People who feel pretty much feel fulfilled by their jobs? If you're one of these people who does feel creatively content with your job, what did you do to get to that point? Were you really picky about choosing your particular position, or is it just your outlook on life?
(I myself am still a student, and am asking this question out of curiosity, and in fishing for a little wisdom I may not have heard yet. I tend to do a variety of stuff, and am kind of afraid that I'll pigeon-hole myself somehow and not be able to dig myself out.)