Question of the Day – No. 279 What do you feel when you think about your job? Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrMoreLinkedInRedditPinterestPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeEmailLike this:Like Loading... 57 thoughts on “Question of the Day – No. 279” Add yours Joyful LikeLiked by 3 people Reply You’re both exceptionally fortunate and exceptionally — and commendably — appreciative. Statistically, well under five percent of our population feels fulfilled in what they do. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply yeah LikeLiked by 1 person i thank GOD for my life LikeLiked by 1 person 😌 LikeLiked by 1 person I’m glad you feel that way! What’s your job? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I feel that it is chief among the reasons for this poet’s existence, and primary among her passionate pursuits — as well as that, given her many physical and mental limitations, it is the only one which she may hope to do for her societh. Also that there may be strength lacking soon to do even that job. Perhaps it is done indeed, and she will be liberated from this place of pain and strife. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That sounds tough… when would be the right time to be liberated from that place of pain and strife? LikeLike Reply Very nicely asked. Many philosophers have commented on the cruciality of being able to ask the right question — and you have it down to an art! My answer to my crisis condition has been to withdraw, rebalance, analyse, seek spiritual input, request angelic intervention for the highest good of all, relax, focus on Light, find reasons to smile, and go back to work. I can’t write right now, but have a thousand poems already written to offer until I can. There have indeed been some startling rays of hope. Let’s see how long they manage to shine. LikeLiked by 1 person I’m sure they’ll shine 🙂 LikeLike Tough question. There are things I love about what I do, the core job of building software the helps people get things done. But I’m so overwhelmed with the demands that my first response was one of despair. I keep thinking that should be a sign to move on but there are many amazing perks with this job. So maybe the sign for me is to work toward mindfulness about the job, the demand, my abilities, and my tendency to not say no. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Very interesting! If you love the job itself and the only important downside is the number of demands, I think you need more colleagues… LikeLike Reply Purpose and accomplishment! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Congratulations! That’s awesome! Few people can say that! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I feel grateful and blessed. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m glad you feel that way when you think about your job. What’s the best part about it? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The excel sheets!😉 LikeLiked by 1 person A mix of emotions. I enjoy what I do and it comes with it’s demands, ups and downs as any other job I suppose… Thankfully, there are more good days than challenging moments. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Interesting. Which are the ups and which are the downs? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Great questions. The ups of my job: flexibility, working with people, helping families. The downs: endless documentation in multiple formats, seeing clients regress/refuse services – the children suffer in the end, since I spend most of my day driving to client’s houses and have long days, I’ve noticed a lack of motivation to exercise lately – it was my personal coping mechanism of choice LikeLiked by 1 person Despair. First word that comes to mind. Under better management the business could thrive and serve a genuine need. Currently it just serves to stew malcontent and bitterness in the workforce using business practices the 50’s and 60’s would be proud of. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Crappy management leads to a crappy work environment. I hope that will change soon because your life can be a hell of a lot better without that. LikeLike Reply If would be wonderful to change to something else, but unfortunately in my area of the world, full time jobs in any sector are few and far between. From that point of view I am lucky, I can afford to pay my mortgage which is more than a lot my age. But at the expense of hating my weeks Monday to Friday isn’t worth it long term. Thank you for your wishes 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Relaxed and grateful, I’m retired. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s great! If you think about your last job, how was it like? LikeLike Reply US Army…mixed emotions. Good times and bad. LikeLiked by 1 person Anxiousness and dread. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s not good. What about your job makes you feel this way? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply It’s not something I’m really passionate about. Plus the managers all have some sort of power trip. LikeLiked by 2 people I’m finally making a difference. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Congratulations!! After how long? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Pretty much, all my life. LikeLiked by 1 person Wow, dangerous question. You never know how close big brother is watching. I feel challenged. I feel that I perform a vital function. I feel pride in my work. I don’t feel the sense of respect, satisfaction and family that I would like and used to have. – Feeling and work to me is broken down into two things. Do you like the work you do and who you do it for? Do the people around you make it a good or bad experience if you do. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes, it’s a dangerous question, but I believe our life worth it 🙂 So at the end of the day, do you like what you do? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I feel that I can be in a much better place. I feel undervalued and underutilized. I feel I do not have room for creativity and initiative. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply In this case, you definitely need to start working at your own company. What do you like to be about? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Career advising using technology… LikeLiked by 1 person Disheartened. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply How come? LikeLike Reply Fulfilling. 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s awesome! What do you do for a living? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I teach. It’s tiring and takes a lot of work. But it’s so fulfilling. LikeLiked by 1 person Mixed feelings, really. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Why is that? LikeLike Reply Connective peace and release to creativity… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It seems like you enjoy your work. What job do you have? LikeLike Reply Not appreciated LikeLiked by 2 people Reply What’s the main reason for this? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I am not sure actually. Whatever I do seems not enough for the boss. LikeLiked by 1 person Happy I love my job LikeLiked by 2 people Reply That’s great! Have you ever been in jobs you didn’t like so much? LikeLike Reply Passion! I know is weird but I am at a ZEN state of mind when I am inspecting an attic. Complete peace LikeLiked by 2 people Reply That’s great! It seems you’ve found the perfect job for you! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Pingback: Does your job match you? – Pointless Overthinking Love it. Miss it. Can’t wait to go back! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply That’s awesome! What do you do for a living? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I am a nurse LikeLiked by 1 person Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. 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