"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…"
"Free speech has gone from freedom to speak to requirement to be heard to borderline crimethink.
Interesting, you're right. It used to be skewed to "I can say what I want anywhere I want and you can't stop me." Now in colleges…"
"In which case? I you mean Terry v. Ohio, there is still a "reasonable suspicion" barrier to overcome. We've already agreed that's a different situation than how "Stop and Frisk" has been implemented in NYC."
"I do feel Obama has been handed a raw deal. I know many will disagree with me on this, but congress said outright they would fight him on every move he made, good or bad. That's a raw deal. It's brought our government to…"
"We've been divided politically. All the sorting taking place since JFK has been building to a head. The regressive left has gone insane. Media is no longer a watchdog against big government, but a collaborator. Entire industries are set up to…"
"I think most of us here are a different breed. Because if you can't articulate and substantiate your claims you will be made a fool, there is a certain level of accountability in the posts. Everyone here can respect those with other views, as…"
"I always liked when Colbert started the Colbert Report and had the word Truthiness. Both sides are guilty of it. We see our truths, regardless of facts.
Facts, like math, like stat, don't lie, but if you don't ask the right questions…"