I hate pretty much every job I have. I currently work at a clothing store which it is the best job I've had and even then I'm like "UHG work". I guess it's more of just knowing that you have to work like everyone else and hardly anyone wants to go to work. Or at least that's what I tell myself.
As Rebe said, you just have to remember that most people have to work and the majority of them don't love their jobs. The best thing to do is start fresh everyday with a positive mindset. Wake up and say "Today will be a good day!". Try to be pleasant and smile at everyone you speak to. Find one thing about your job that makes you happy and focus on that. I do that. I don't like changing poopy diapers and dealing with crying fits at nap time. I don't like being up at 6:30 am and working 50 hours a week. BUT when that baby crawls up to me and tries to kiss me right on the mouth (Lol) or wants me over someone else, it makes my day. So I'd say finding something that makes you happy is most important. Maybe seeing a bride's face light up when she puts on her dress or watching her family smile as they watch her. . or maybe just knowing that you will get that paycheck and be able to buy something you want. There's got to be something to look forward to.
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Ugh, that's no fun. My advice is just to stick with it for a while and give it your best until you can find something else. As for coping, I guess that depends on what you're feeling. When I was in a situation like that, I just gave myself pep talks every day and tried to relax and get my mind off of it when I got home. It can be difficult but always remind yourself that it's an experience and it will teach you something.
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I know the feeling ALL too well. I have a serious issue holding jobs because of this very reason. If the job is unbearable, although it sucks to be a quitter and it sucks to let other people down... you don't want to take a job (unless you absolutely need it and can't find another one) that makes you absolutely miserable. I took about 6 jobs in the last 2 years and had such high expectations... but ended up quitting because I just was miserable. I started to think it was me... and that there was something wrong with me... but the truth is, I wasn't finding the right things for me... although at the beginning, I thought otherwise. Remember, at the end of the day, you NEED to be happy, and if a job is making you unhappy, then quit. If it's just not meeting your expectations, figure out why and see if it's something you can change. My mom once said to me about a similar situation "try changing your attitude towards the job" and it seemed to help me see the job in a different light.
Give yourself rewards at the end of shifts. I always find they're easier to get through when something good is waiting on the other side. A walk, a movie, reading a book, seeing a friend, painting your nails. Something you enjoy that you can focus on when work sucks. And don't look at the clock! I dare myself to go as long as possible without seeing the time, haha!
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