Daily Prompt: Lost and Found

Daily Prompt: Sixteen Tons

How do you feel about your job? Do you spring out of bed, looking forward to work? Or, is your job a soul-destroying monotony of pure drudgery, or somewhere in between?

I don’t know if I even think about my job in that manner. I have spent a few years doing some work that I didn’t appreciate and that has turned out to be one of my biggest regrets. I missed what I could’ve learned from the jobs that I didn’t like. I have discovered that buried in the jobs that I didn’t like were principles that are both practical and universal. These principles that I didn’t learn until later changed my perspective and now, I have learned to make the best of wherever I am.

I learned the difference between a  good job and a bad job is my perspective. I have creative control over what I feel, think and glean. No, I don’t control what happens but I do control how I approach and respond to happenings. The are a few questions I have learned to ask myself about any job.

1. How can I use my gifts and talents here?

2. What can I learn from being here that will make me better socially, emotionally and professionally?

3. Am I fulfilled with what I’m doing?

Motivation One Moment At A Time

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