I left my job (and my amazing health insurance) of 6+ years. Starbucks brought so many wonderful people (lol and also, a lot of ridiculously particular and easily perturbed people) into my life. In leaving, the first thing I noticed was the sleep. Or rather, that part was pointed out to me. Within a week or so, I heard how rested I looked.
-I also kept up with school, even though I am spent there, currently-
And then, in a moment of, Why the fuck not? I applied for a job in my field. I submitted my application to work with children with autism. This job at this place had been a whisper in my ear for SEVEN YEARS. This time around, I didn’t really consider what it would look like, if it happened. I just felt I should, so I did.
It honestly wasn’t what I had thought would be my area of specialization, but it was an option for now, and oddly, I have to say that
I am in love.
You just never know how things might turn out. But here is a piece of advice: if you feel like there is something itching beneath the surface for you to at least take a peek, then by all means. And if, after looking, you decide to take a step, then take a step.
You don’t always have to know why you sense you ought to do something. Beyond that, it doesn’t have to look anything like anyone suspected, if you do. And, you don’t have to do it right now, because it will wait.
But, I am more than sure that somebody somewhere has read this now and considered peeking at the inkling of a marvelous idea that could lead to a step and, eventually, a change-big or small-and if you are that person, then I just want it to be documented that I have been believing all along.
The Autumn Playlist 2019
Zou Bisou Bisou – Jessica Pare
Lover – Taylor Swift
Homecoming Queen – Thelma Plum
Faith – Bon Iver
It’s Been a Long, Long Time – Harry James
Marigolds – Kishi Bashi
Wild Things – Alessia Cara
Broken Blood Vessels – Maple & Beech
Redwood Tree – Jamie Drake
Someday – Julia Jacklin
Naeem – Bon Iver