I am your typical Type A young professional. I want to be successful, I want to start so many projects, and I believe I have the ability to truly make a difference in the world.
I want to have a successful blog. I want to write daily for pleasure and to keep my family updated on my life, both at work and at home. I want to begin collaborating with other young female writers to strengthen ties between us. I want to contribute to other blogs, both library and lifestyle related, to get myself and my brand out there.
I am so overwhelmed right now.
I feel as though my last few posts have been about the seemingly insurmountable stress that has overtaken my life. I am nothing but grateful to have the job I accepted in February. It is perfect. But, it comes with a plethora of challenges, most notably the understanding that at any given moment I am working on at least nine different projects. It’s unfortunate to have to work like this, since it is difficult to see progress immediately, but it is the way librarianship, especially my position, works.
My supportive co-workers help. My family, along with home cooked meals and an end-of-the-day glass of wine make things better. My friends, near and far, are always willing to listen to my rants and help buy a g&t to make things better.
It’s important to breathe. Remember that it will all work out. To take breaks throughout the day to keep your spirits up and motivation working.
And, it’s always okay to have a piece of chocolate when things get a bit to stressy.