Find one's bearings:
To recognize or determine one's orientation, position, or abilities relative to one's surroundings or situation:
- It took me a little while to find my bearings in the new office, but after a week, I felt as if I'd been working there for years. Source
Please let me know which construction is preferred here and why:
- Why do you insist so much?! I don't want to change my field of work. I think I've paid my dues at this job and I'm just ...................It's time to enjoy all my efforts during these many years.
a. finding my bearings.
b. beginning to find my bearings.
They both sound correct to me here, but I need to know how a native speaker thinks on them.