"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…"
"Rick--new response because of nesting.
For example the simple argument of "All horned animals are unicorns, a cow has horns, therefore a cow is a unicorn" is a logically valid argument and stands up to scrutiny of the rules of…"
"My parents taught me much the same thing; that Thanksgiving was more about reflecting on blessings/good fortunes (whatever) than sports or food. This year, I have a lot to be grateful for, such as the good health of myself, my wife, and…"