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Learn To Balance A Dream And A Job Until Your Dream Becomes Your Job

I lose a lot of time on work and cannot pursue my interests which in turn cannot be created into a career that I want to create it into. So, it is a vicious cycle of making ends meet so that we have some money to pursue what we really like, but lose time for pursuing the things we truly like. And we get back in the cycle of earning more money and trading time. ~Worker Living in New Jersey Yes, there is a cycle of doing what we are doing to make money verses having the time to do…

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Say “Yes” To Yourself. Yes. Yes. Yes.

I have my own business that cannot thrive or grow without me devoting more time to it. It has gotten to the point where the things that need to be done for my business require more time and more effort. I am so drained from my job during the day, that I lack the energy to want to do anything else. In truth the time is there I am just worn out. I also no longer enjoy what I do because I am being overwhelmed by too many unrelated job tasks. I feel that now that it is just me…

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Emotional Intelligence Gives You The Power To Move Forward

I have nothing but contempt and feel as if my life is being wasted. ~Worker Living in NEW JERSEY On Plutchik’s color wheel of emotions, the emotion of contempt is between rage, anger, loathing and disgust. If I have contempt for my job today I will ask myself:  “Why am I living in this swirl of negative emotions? How can I balance it with joy, trust, and anticipation?”  It’s not a trick question.  We need to balance negative emotions with positive ones. How can we do that today? You are reading from the book “Just Quit” & Live

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What Are Your Dependable Skills? Those Innate Talents and Skills That Are With You No Matter What You Do or Where You Work.

I have been in finance for 17 years and it has gone completely stale for me. I can’t stand sitting in front of a computer playing with Excel spreadsheets all day anymore. Every morning I’m sick to my stomach when I wake up and find it almost painful to do my tasks at work. I realize now that the business world is not for me.  ~Worker Living in NEW JERSEY Sometimes it’s the work itself and we have finally realized it.  We just can’t or don’t want to do the tasks anymore.  They have grown old on us.  We need…

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It’s A Brand New Day & Everything Will Be Fine

You are reading from the book “Just Quit” & Live  Q: Why do you want to quit your job EVEN if you don’t have another job lined-up? The volume of work is too high for one person therefore I do not have time to cross-train or learn other responsibilities. I’m not learning anything new and I’m sick and tired of doing the same crappy load of work day after day. I just can’t do it anymore. ~Worker Living in NEW JERSEY It’s a new day. It’s a brand new day.  Yesterday was yesterday and it is gone. Today, just for today…

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What Do You Want?

You are reading from the book  “Just Quit” & Live Q: Why do you want to quit your job EVEN if you don’t have another job lined-up? I need time off, to redefine myself, to focus on education in the field, to volunteer, and make room for a new opportunity that is more aligned to my interests. I am hoping to find a similar role in a much smaller, slower paced environment, so there is a better work life balance.  I am suffering from anxiety and taking medication to make it through the week now.  I want to get back…