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Finding Balance

I want to try a balance between relationship and career. I know they are not mutually exclusive and ultimately both things are important. Orlando got me this book: “Creating The Work You Love: Courage, Commitment and Career”. So far, it’s bringing up some interesting points that are making me think about the whole idea of career. What is our idea of career based upon? What is the ultimate goal and what is driving it… REALLY? It may not be from a place of fulfillment deep down inside, something that is your passion and is not dependent on the promise of status, money or any of that. It’s interesting to read so far. But, the way I figure, it would be kinda nice to have someone around, so I’m going to try it out with him. He knows that it may not work or it might! Don’t know for sure and there are no guarantees. It’s good to just be straight up about that sort of thing. So that’s that. I had such a great week because of it.

I’ve got a lot on my plate and I really have to examine my situation at my day job. I’m not happy there, really. A lot of things are piled on me and the expectations are just off the charts. You know I enjoy working, but it’s not anything engaging for me. I’m not really into it and I’m just doing it because I have to. It’s not like I’m going to quit or anything, but something has to shift for me in order to stay working there like I need to. I think I should just make sure I get my stuff done in my allotted hours there and then leave when I am supposed to. Keep it simple. I don’t make enough to spend an extra 2 hrs there every day. So, let’s see.