. Sometimes I wonder if I made the wrong choice. . I love what I do but... It's also what's killing me. I can't image doing anything else. It's what I've wanted to do ever since a little girl. Caring for animals is all I know, it's my passion, it's my dream. But at the … Continue reading Do what you love?
I am feeling very stressed and guilty. I am worried I am putting us in financial danger. I have been working toward one of my certifications for the past year and putting our money towards coursework. The problem is my new job is wanting me to get a second certification at the same time. They … Continue reading More Debt Please
I am finally starting to feel a little relieved because my second day at my new job went just as well as the first. This gives me hope. After my last job I was so burnt out even the thought of going back to work terrified me. Hopefully with my new job I can start … Continue reading You want to learn from me?
Well, take two for my first day of work at my new job. I was supposed to start last week but they had to reschedule me. I honestly feel like I'm about to have a panic attack. I always feel this way though, before any new thing I'm doing. I hope it goes well, I … Continue reading New Job, Take 2
I have continued to feel very depressed lately. I was supposed to be working the last 3 days but each day ended up getting canceled. I was incredibly nervous to get started but I was also excited to get going with it and get the first day jitters out of the way. But nothing has … Continue reading Work is Canceled
New year, new job. I'm still working a couple times a month with the non-profit I've been with, but this week I'll be starting another job as well. It's completely different work and something I've studied but never actually done. I'm very excited because it will allow me to finish my certification while being trained. … Continue reading New Job for the New Year
As I try to figure out my work schedule for next year, I find myself reflecting on what I have learned over the last year. Things like what makes me happy, what is reasonable, and what work-life balance means to me. In my field we are initially taught that work-life balance doesn't exist. So if … Continue reading Learning to respect myself