For the first time in 4 years, I’m back to a Monday to Friday work week. At my current placement, I have to do 30 hours a week any time during the week. And I have weekends off.
Yesterday and today have therefore seemed incredibly long! I did so much and yet felt like I had all the time in the world to do more. I thought I’d never be able to go back to a weekends off only type job, but I still do have a bit of flexibility. At least I’m not 9-to-5. Although many 9-to-5 jobs can be left, taking nothing home with you (even in thought).
That would give me whole evenings with nothing that I had to do.
After 3 years of running my own business, working all the time and 8 months of not working at all but feeling that I should be productive writing-wise, my perspective on 9-to-5 jobs has definitely changed.
I think I could do one, but I’m still certain it couldn’t be in an office. It would have to be a physical job of some sort, that’s for sure. I like what that type of job does for my body.
- When you have been away from something for a long time, you can gain a new appreciation for it.
- If going back to something you’ve done before, remember to take the new things you’ve learned back with you, don’t just fall back into old habits.