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New Week Ahead

Monday, March 28, 2011

It's a new work week. I promised myself to spend at least 3-4 hours every day hunting down jobs. I also promised myself that I won't let the process get me down. I'm not sure how I'm going to keep my spirits up, but at least I will try my best.

  
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ISABELLAMOM 4/1/2011 3:51AM

    I a was always told to fake it until you make it. that's what helps me get thu the though times.


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SLIMLILA 3/30/2011 7:09PM

    I wish you lots of energy and positve vibes.

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KAMAPERRY 3/28/2011 4:57PM

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CANDOK1260 3/28/2011 3:24PM

    I will pray for you.

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INGMARIE 3/28/2011 8:59AM

    way to go. Keep your spirits up, emoticon emoticon emoticon

the healthy reflection today was a good one, slow and steady
does it.
Just keep at it and you will succeed. emoticon

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The Stress Has Returned

Sunday, March 27, 2011

It's Sunday and I have started my planning for the week. I can feel my stress level going up knowing how much time and attention it takes to look for a job, let alone fit everything else into my week. It's time to take a break, take a walk, and clear my head. Then, I hope I will be in a better frame of mind to finish planning the week.

  
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ISABELLAMOM 4/1/2011 3:53AM

    showers and bubble baths and painting my own nails tens to help when I'm feeling stressed out. Your right to give yourself a time out to reflect and re energized.
hope all goes well for you.


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SLIMLILA 3/30/2011 7:10PM

    I hope the planning helped and add a nice fragrant bubble bath to it too!

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ANGIEINTRAINING 3/27/2011 8:13PM

    I will continue to keep you in my thoughts this week. Good luck with the job search!

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FITMARY 3/27/2011 4:28PM

    It's good that you noticed it and made a conscious decision to take a break. Give yourself points for recognizing that and for dealing gracefully with a stressful situation.
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A Day to Relax

Saturday, March 26, 2011

This week has been so crazy that I have decided to take a little bit of today to relax a little bit. I am hoping to re-charge enough to be able to plan the week ahead tonight and start back full force in the morning.

  
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CTEMPLE 3/26/2011 9:13PM

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Not Sure if I'm Getting Anywhere

Friday, March 25, 2011

I went on my job interviews yesterday and honestly can't say how I did. It bothers me when I don't really have a feeling one way or another.

My passing Avon books out like crazy has paid off a little bit. I did get a couple new customers, but still not as many as I'd like. I need more to really make money out of it. I asked a friend if she wanted to help me sell; she said she needs time to think about it. So, the verdict is still out on whether or not all I've been doing is worth it. Everyone says it takes time to build the business up.

I just feel that I've been putting so much time and effort into trying to get a job/make some money. I'm a bit frazzled and don't feel that I've had any time this week to have for myself and unwind. My sleep has been up and down and I wonder if my schedule has been the reason for that.

Over the weekend, I will plan next week out just like I did last weekend. Maybe I will be a little more organized and a little less frazzled. Practice does make perfect.

  
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SLIMLILA 3/26/2011 11:31PM

    I so hate being out of work, but then again I have to take into account how horrible I feel in this job and despite a friend saying "Better the devil you know" and stay in the job where you are, I can't help hoping it's gotta get better in the next job...

I sold Avon for a couple years too. the only time I made money was when I met a friend through the meeting and we worked together and always got our percentage. It was a lot of work, but I met some very nice people. One lady, now passed on, was an 80 y.o. lady living alone and visiting her after 10pm at nite worked for both of us. All the best!

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CTEMPLE 3/25/2011 8:07AM

    Yes it does but you have to allow for states of mind.
Re the interviews, I spent a whole year in 2003 sending cvs and going to interviews and I got to a point in which I had so much practise that my attitude changed and it was more like I was interviewing them to see if I wanted to work for them, after I made 2 big mistakes in two jobs that I accepted.
It was a very stressful time and it felt pretty awful, but I learnt a lot about myself.
I'm not saying that it's easy. Sometimes we can't see the gain because we look in the wrong place.
All you're doing will come into fruition but no one knows how. I think you' re doing well and hey spring is coming and it'll make things easier.
You can only do what you're doing.
Claudia

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DONNABRIGHT 3/25/2011 7:57AM

    In this economy it is so hard. Hang in there - YOUR job is there for you somewhere and soon, I hope.

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Hoping for some luck today!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

I got two calls yesterday to set up two job interviews for today. I'm trying to not get my hopes up too high, but by the same token, I want to go into these interviews with a positive attitude. Keep your fingers crossed for me. I desperately need one of these to offer me a position!

  
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CTEMPLE 3/24/2011 7:28PM

    Here's hoping you have a couple of good interviews and something comes out them.
Claudia

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ANGIEINTRAINING 3/24/2011 6:11PM

    Good luck! emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 3/24/2011 12:05PM

    Best of luck!

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