Feel like you're fighting everything?

Feel like you're fighting everything?

Image by Jorge Gonzalez. Used under a creative commons zero licence. 

Everything is against me, I thought. 

My colleague’s seem to be deliberately unhelpful. I’ve got SO much work. And I DON’T want to BE HERE. 

I was miserable. I dreamed of working for myself, having my own clients. I longed for the sunshine, peace, space and time to myself

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Taking stock

Taking stock

I used to work in a shoe shop and, although, I would only work during holidays, I would occasionally be involved in the stock take. A stock take is a methodical appraisal of what you have at any moment in time compared to what you think you have - identifying discrepancies between your inventory and the physical goods you hold. We use the phrase ‘taking stock’ as an expression to describe the moment where you assess the situation, working out where things are.

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