If You’re Waiting For The Weekend, You Need To Quit Your Job
Every day is for living, not just the weekend!
I’ve recently started a new job.
After 5 years of travelling, living and working in various countries, it feels strange to be back in the UK and working full-time.
I can simply describe it as unenjoyable. However, I need the money to bulk up finances and reinvest into other ventures.
For the time being, I will have to endure in this job.
Unlike me, there are a number of people who week in, week out, head into jobs on Monday morning they absolutely detest.
If you wake up on Monday with a feeling of dread, wishing it was the weekend again, you’re almost certainly in the wrong job.
The majority of our lives will be spent working. That is a lot of time.
You don’t want to waste it in a job that you find unfulfilling and mundane.
Live To Work
The reason a lot of people stay in their job is because they mistakenly believe it is stable.
Stability is a myth.
The only constant is change.
The truth is like the empires before them, companies can, and will, collpase.
Enron, Lehman Brothers, they were both deemed to big too fail, but that’s exactly what they did.
Staying in a job because it’s stable is a surefire way to become miserable.
There is no saying what will happen in the future. If you settle for a stable job, you’re setting yourself up for failure.
If you stay in the same job, but don’t develop your skills and yourself, you might find yourself in trouble should the company go bust.
Skills that are relevant today may not be relevant tomorrow.
If you’re waiting for the weekend, and not enjoying your work, you won’t be taking chances to develop yourself.
You don’t want to wake up in five or ten years time, still in the same job, and still miserable.
I don’t like my current job, the thought of doing it for one year, never mind five is enough to make me feel sick.
However, I have a plan. I know I’m going to be in this job for a certain amount of time, until I quit.
While I may not like the job, I know it’s not forever.
If you don’t like your job, and pray it was 5pm on Friday when it’s 9am Monday morning, you need to take action!
Work To Live
I’m not saying you should quit your job straight away, but you should definitely consider an alternative .
The thing about jobs is that you can always get another one.
Automation may change the world in ways we can’t predict, but there will always be jobs available.
It’s hard to take risks, but you are allowed to take them.
If you don’t like a job, you can quit. Don’t worry about what anyone else will think, they are not in your position.
Only you know deep down if the job you’re doing is fulfilling or soul-destroying.
You working life is too long to spend doing something you don’t enjoy.
Not everyone gets to work in their passion, but you can become passionate about a job if you find the right one.
Life is too short to be miserable.
Stop living for the weekend, and start living for the here and now!
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