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Having A Bad Day? Feeling lost and uninspired? This one is for you.

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We all have experienced bad days. From the simplest notion of waking up late and rushing to work, to feeling stuck and unsure how to complete your work with your deadlines around the corner, we can get drawn into the vortex of feeling down and frustrated on certain days.
Honestly, I like to pride myself as someone who is very determined and self-motivated, especially when it comes to work. No matter how difficult the task is, I tend to stress out for a bit, or even take a few breaks, but I will still force myself to sit in front of my laptop together with my pen and notebook and start getting things done.

However, the last few weeks I have been feeling less productive, sluggish, and naturally frustrated at myself. I am not even sure what are the triggers or occasion that cause these continuous bad days. I often doubt myself when it comes to work, not sure if I was doing the right thing, facing frequent creative block when I try to get work done, and ultimately not feeling my best.

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Why I Do Not Believe In The Quest To Find Yourself

quest to find yourselfI have heard so many people around me say something along these lines, “I am going to travel the world so I can find myself” or “I don’t know what I want to do, I am still finding myself”. There are so many articles out there giving advice to people in their twenties on how to find themselves. Travel alone to a faraway place, take a gap year, explore different things, meet new people and the list goes on.

We overemphasise on the process of finding ourselves because we believe that once we actually do, we will be happy and contented. We will wake up each day doing the things we love. We will be fulfilled at our careers. We will be in a state of comfort and stability. Right now, things are not working out because we have not found ourselves.

I hate to sound so harsh, but honestly, I feel that all of this is crap.

Before you think I am being mean or am out to rebel against the norm, please hear me out first.

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Why You Need To Stop Feeling Guilty When You Take A Break From Work

Why you need to stop feeling guilty

It is a beautiful Saturday morning. You go for brunch with a couple of your friends, you come home, watch some shows, and spend your afternoon with a book and a cup of coffee. it is all making you feel very relaxed and comfortable. But suddenly thoughts about your work come creeping into your mind. You think about the presentation you need work on. You worry about your emails not being checked. You get anxious about the meeting with your client or your boss. Just like that, a supposedly relaxing Saturday is ruined by your own guilt.

How often does this happen to you? Especially if you work for your own business, or you are an entrepreneur, or even if you are a hard worker for your company, this is certainly very familiar to you.

Before we dive in to why this is all very counterproductive and how to stop feeling this way, let us look into a little bit as to WHY you always feel guilty each time you try to take a break from work.

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