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The Rain Will End. The Rain Always Ends. Hold On.

I feel like I can’t take the stress anymore. My body isn’t working as well as it used to and I constantly have soreness that won’t go away no matter what I do. I have been at my current position a long time and I can barely tolerate the people I work with and especially our customers. I just feel like I am going to snap one day soon.   I have been working since I was sixteen but I just can’t stand this industry anymore. ~Worker Living in TEXAS You are reading from the book “Just Quit” & Live Today,…

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You Have Feet In Your Shoes…You Can Move On…

My job is detrimental to my health. I cry every Sunday night and my feet hate to carry me through the front door of my work. I can’t do it anymore. ~Worker Living in TEXAS You are reading from the book “Just Quit” & Live It is true; our jobs can be detrimental to both our mental and physical health.  We know this, we have experienced this, and we might be experiencing it today.  It is equally true that if we have feet (first be grateful for that); then let your feet do the talking. Your feet do not have to…

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Find Your Purpose…Contribute Your Verse

I have been a contractor for almost three years and I want a permanent position within the company. The Director and Manager of my group have known that I’ve wanted a permanent position for almost a year but they have failed to move on it or address it to me. ~Worker Living in TEXAS It is sad, but unfortunately true that we might be in a post-job economy. Many of us are working freelance. Many are working project-to-project. Many of us don’t have “middle class full-time jobs with healthcare and a pension”.  Many of us never will have this again….

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Breathe…Smile…It Will Be Okay…

Because no one takes me seriously there. I can’t stand to go into work. I’m getting to that point where I’d rather die. If I quit, and I don’t make it work for whatever reason, I’m fine with just dying. I hate my life as it stands now. ~Worker Living in TEXAS Don’t Give Up. Seek help if you need to. Just Don’t Give Up.  You will make it through this. Please Don’t Give Up. P.S. It was entries like the above that compelled me to write the book.  It is a real live person who typed this into a…

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Never Never Never Give Up – Create Something Out of Your Life

I don’t believe in my job anymore. My boss micromanages everything. I would like to do something in the arts. ~ Worker Living in TEXAS Today, do your art or whatever you are passionate about. Even if you are completely miserable or depressed about your job; do something today that makes you feel alive.  Even if you don’t WANT to do it, just do it.  When the Black Dog (depression) came on Winston Churchill he painted.  Now, it’s your turn to create something out of your life. You are reading from the book “Just Quit” & Live

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If You Don’t Step Forward, You’re Always in the Same Place

Knowing Where We Are Going – July 11 My co-workers single me out. I feel like I’m stuck and going nowhere in life with this job. ~ Worker Living in TEXAS Knowing that we are stuck is knowledge. We are stuck. We need to get unstuck. This job has run its course; there is no more “there” there. We just need to move on. We don’t have to stay stuck we can make a move as long as we have an idea of the direction we want to go. You are reading from the book “Just Quit” & Live 

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Once You Put First Things First Everything Else Will Fall Into Place

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’m stressed and need to find peace, figure out my passion, and put my family and friends first. ~Worker Living in TEXAS When you put first things first everything else falls into place. ~Ridea Richardson