"Do you have any vacation days you can take? A nice break from work and home might be good for you. Maybe a nice Mancation? Just a thought.
I know how you feel. I've been feeling like that for a while here at my job. I'm just not motivated…"
"My wife is a paramedic/fire fighter (associates in para-medicine and fire science) - it took her about 17 months of schooling, and she worked while she got it.
I've been in the same boat as you - close to a degree, hating my job, and getting…"
"B.J., if you haven't already, I'd suggest a few things that helped me as I endure a desk job that's taking me nowhere fast.
1) Find out what "fills my cup" in the short term and do that. For me, it could be as simple as…"
"Can't say it's as much advice as it is just a thought to mull for a while.
My friend's dad came to me as he was leaving my wedding. We talked briefly, and he told me that he wanted to make a toast to my wife and I but didn't get…"
"As a paramedic, I can definitely relate to what you're going through! For a while, I worked a rotating 12-hr night shift (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off). What worked best for me was just planning on sleeping during the day. As mentioned…"
"Take this with a grain of salt, but look into some Fish Pills(Omega 3's).
When I get off of them, my sleep is just not productive, I am angry, I am bitter, I start fights, I only find the negative in things. Within a day of getting back on…"
"the choice to settle down is ultimately that, your choice, even after I proposed I asked myself some of those same questions. Ultimately I decided that I loved my wife and that even if something else came along later it couldn't be better than…"
This year we went into the mountains and cut down our own Christmas tree. This has been a fun tradition, everything from getting up @3:00am to go get the permit to getting stuck in the snow and have to rely on shovels, sweat, ingenuity, and kind strangers to get unstuck. What are some of the other Christmas traditions y'all enjoy?
"Here's what I imagine to be true.
You have a lazy part that your diligent part is pretty sick of. Because that lazy part can sabotage Mr. Diligent's finest plans of to "pick my life up, work out a lot, and change into a better…"
"Jimmy:Don't expect overnight miracles - building a body takes time, focus and consistency. The good news is that the first 6-12 months is the time when you will probably make the most dramatic gains. However, it is important to learn proper…"
This is something we all face in this life. We get lonely. We are disappointed. We fail. Sometimes others fail us. What do you do when you are truly depressed? What if it goes on a long time? Ever considered suicide? It happens all the time.