I am conflicted. There is a part of me that wants to leave my job and another part that wants to stay. I don't know what to do. Part of my anxiety is a build up of a stressful few months. Those who've followed me, know the struggle I've had with unemployment, underemployment, and employment … Continue reading Work Values
My body is in fight mode. My mind is anxious. My body is tense. My nerves are raw. There are nights I can't sleep. My body has decided to go into instinctual survival mode. According to BodySolutions.com, the body enters fight or flight mode as a response to a perceived threat. "When our fight or … Continue reading Fight or Flight
So my boss told me that he wasn't going to hold a teaching position for me in the fall. That means I am unemployed again. The obvious issue is the fact that I am 1000 miles away from close family and friends and I just renewed my lease. Scary, right? But I'm not scared. I … Continue reading Unemployed Again
In my effort, to stay on this April challenge of gratitude, I will be grateful for the job that almost gave me a nervous breakdown. Yes, I am grateful for the very job that I am trying to escape. Here are four reasons why: I get periodic vacations. Yesterday, I climbed the 300 steps of … Continue reading I am grateful for my job
As you all may have noticed, I didn't write a new year blog post on the 1st. However, we're only 15 days into the new year so technically, I can still wish joy and happiness to all my followers and fellow bloggers. My quick advice for the year: Make plans instead of resolutions. You want … Continue reading Happy Belated New Year!
I've been in Boston for close to a month and I miss home. I actually just want to go home. I know this is normal. This is just part of the process but this week I was just full of emotions. A lot of good things have happened. I got my first place! Yay! I … Continue reading I don’t like my job
So, I'm not having a happy day. I really don't know why. I'm just feeling down and slightly depressed, annoyed and slightly frustrated. I think it's partly because the day started out cloudy. I'm also PMS-ing. (This ish is real!) I'm also finally confronting the possibility that I won't have income this summer and I'll … Continue reading I’m feeling blah…..but I’m still pressing on