It is so easy to dig yourself into an emotional ditch when day after day you have to go to a job that doesn’t inspire you, or worse a job you dread, and spend your whole day there five days a week or more.
Even if you like your job and you genuinely like the people there, the longing to do what you love–to spend your time doing your art–the kind of work that energizes and inspires you, just grows ever stronger, and so does the discomfort in staying in the status quo.
How do you address this discomfort when it’s not practical to just up and leave your job to do what you love? (which also begs the question when is it ever practical to up and leave your job?) Continue reading