Yes, this is really my job. And yes, I get paid for it.
Ask me about how many hours I’ve been working each week. Ask me about whether I feel fulfilled in my career. Ask me what I plan on doing with my passion.
I lie hundreds of ways to almost everyone I come into contact with at my job every day. Because I want people to believe I’m the strong, confident girl boss who isn’t secretly hoping she won’t be found out – for using the restroom to cry some days when it all gets too much. Or maybe not quite having it all together.
So if hustling isn’t the answer, what is?
The rat race is a race most people are participating in.
You are allowed to take a day off. You are allowed to press snooze on your alarm. You are allowed to give yourself a break.
Every time I open the fridge I glance at the bottle and picture the moment I will hear the good news and pull it out to celebrate.
Google searching “millennials in the workplace” inevitably brings up some negative opinions related to the generation. However, it’s time for a change in perspective.
You’re tired all day at work and using lots of coffee to try to stay awake. By now you may even have a pretty good tolerance for it and it doesn’t work as much anymore.
There will be days when you will think of just quitting because it’s easier than trying to prove them that you deserve the role and that you’ve worked hard to get there.