I spoke like a normal person. And she spoke like an alien from the Planet of Corp Speak.
We shrug off the small stuff because it doesn’t feel “big” enough to bring up.
What if we found the GOOD in the BAD? There’s gratitude to be had even for the sh*ttiest of situations….
Showing up as yourself, without the costume and the pretense, means accepting who you are and the challenges of trying to be everything for everyone else.
Being “Happy” and being “Not Unhappy” are not the same thing.
Stop being “sorry for troubling” someone and “just” checking in for something you are owed!
Crazy Busy is not a sign of success. It should be a temporary situational challenge to push through, not a constant state of being.
That’s the funny thing about work… the more you do it, the more you get.
I made this bed. Now I have to lie in it.