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Workin' Hard or Hardly Workin'?
This is a wonderful post and I’m glad I found it.
I am in my early 30s and was very successful in being a graphic designer, then later web designer, however I have been laid off twice in this career and since then I am a little depressed and starting to think about switching careers. It all depends who is your boss and with what kind of people you are working with. The right people can make you thrive in your job and trust you in what you do, the wrong people will make your life hell. In my current job, there is a lot of office politics and people fighting for power and I am stuck in the middle. I was hoping to switch to a rewarding career. I always wanted to help people or little children, but now I am reading about the stress from being an RN or working with small kids. I thought that perhaps an Occupational Therapist career might join the two fields together: art & medicine. Is there anybody who is currently an therapist and is that stressful since you do deal with people every day? I am creative individual, but very sensitive. I have a hard time to deal with critique, take little things too personally, cry a lot, I hate being micromanaged or work on small level tasks. I prefer projects where I can set my own schedule. I would love to receive some suggestions etc. and yes, I attempted having my own business, but I also love having a steady income. I have small children and would rather stay home with them if I could but unfortunately we have bills to pay.
When Working Hard Is Hardly Working, Financially - …
Hi Mandi! I relate very closely to you! I am an RN as well and I’m having a hard time working with stressors such a difficult coworkers, being charge nurse, etc. I do love my patients and helping others , I find great fulfillment in that. I know being a HSP makes me an even greater nurse and have noticed patients enjoy me as their nurse. But I also have trouble with difficult coworkers, conflicts, and I am the one to speak up if something isn’t right. I also take remarks from coworkers which is just situational frustration personally. I can’t talk myself out of the fact that they aren’t mad at me. I loose a lot of sleep feeling frustrated with myself from my over reaction to things but I do love my job, and for now I think I am sticking it out to see if therapy will help or possible help through this website !
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