"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…"
"My understanding is that substance addiction is a combination of the chemical hooks, and psychological issues.
For me, it was issues surrounding my father. Bu the thing is that once a person learns that getting high can relieve any emotional pain or…"
"Yeah, I figured as much. I more-or-less was looking for metrics by which to measure its likelihood, which I suppose isn't really possible, and that which can't be proved also can not be disproved.
In other news, great idea by which to…"
"Pseudo-spiritual hokum couched in garbled 'science'. Changing your outlook may help your circumstances ... but not because of the 'law of attraction', or 'corresponding frequencies in the universe', or…"
"We 'allow' it to exist because empowering anybody to end it concentrates too much power. Who can be trusted with the power to silence it? I don't think anybody can.
The best we can do is don't click the link.