All Posts in “Meaningful Work”

Your Job Does Not Define You

Society has led me to believe that feelings of contentment translate to being lazy and having no ambition. I told myself I would never let myself get comfortable with where I was in my career, or even from a personal standpoint.

When it comes to your job, it’s not a question of whether or not you’re ambitious; rather, it’s about what your ambitions are.

Coming of Age

Growing up we’re put in this system where we are told not to crash into the walls too hard. Don’t disrupt anything that lies within the confines of what the system has in place.

Coming of age is the realization of what the system actually is.

Prior, we simply just live in it, led to believe this is how we are supposed to live our lives. We become numb to anything that might pronounce our deepest truth.

Imagining the Future

Agree or Disagree: Imagining the future can help you make decisions today?

I just came across this and found it rather interesting.

I grew up imagining the future. It looked a lot like the America Dream; or the system in which we enter as a young child.

School, good grades, graduating, getting a job, marriage, climbing the ranks at work, increase in salary, buying a home, having a family.

A New Earth

I’ll be honest with you, I was nervous diving into Eckhart Tolle’s book, A New Earth, for one reason and one reason only; I thought I wouldn’t be able to comprehend it.

I’ve always stayed away from his books because I’ve felt his words lived in another dimension than the one I was living.