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
I Got a Job!
I got a job offer about 2 weeks ago as a Coordinator of Cooperative Education and I love it so far. I started last week and it was fabulous! I have great colleagues. Everyone is so friendly. The work is challenging yet exciting. I'm feeling so grateful! I was telling my friends that I'm so … Continue reading I Got a Job!
And the journey continues to live out my purpose
I'm starting to feel alive again. I feel very grateful. I have my unemployment. My savings hold cleared. And I didn't get the job that I didn't want in the first place. I'm truly believing that the universe is conspiring to help me achieve my dream of living a life of social justice in a … Continue reading And the journey continues to live out my purpose
Ups and Downs
My last post was pretty depressing yet motivational. I talked about how my body is in fight mode. I've been feeling stressed, depressed and unmotivated yet I'm deciding to keep fighting. Earlier today, I told a friend of mine that I feel like I'm going through a form of bipolar. Some days I'm depressed and other days … Continue reading Ups and Downs
I am not alone
After falling into a deep depressing state over the weekend, I was comforted to know that I'm not alone in this struggle to find a fulfilling career that I am absolutely passionate about. The struggle is real.... for everyone. Yesterday, I visited a job seeker drop-in at the Harvard Ed Portal. It was so amazing! … Continue reading I am not alone
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
I am grateful for my job
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
2016 Job Search Ramblings
So I'm on that job search grind again. Last year, I was looking for a job with a salary. This year, I have a salary but I don't like the job. New year, new problems. However, this year, I'm doing things differently. Instead of looking for something that I technically have experience for (ie adult … Continue reading 2016 Job Search Ramblings
Happy Belated New Year!
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!
My 2015 unmet New Year’s resolutions
As I reflected over my journal entries of 2015, I realized that I didn't actualize many of my resolutions..... and that's okay. There were some goals that were pursued relentlessly and there were others that fell by the wayside. In this last blog entry of 2015, I will share the 5 resolutions I wrote in … Continue reading My 2015 unmet New Year’s resolutions