2 discoveries

1. Work isn’t supposed to be hard.

Challenging, yes. But being bone-dry exhausted every day from stuff that frankly takes up way too much time and doesn’t sharpen anything resembling a marketable skill set isn’t indicative of growth.

2. One shouldn’t feel guilty for doing what one was hired for.

I make no secret that I am a journalist masquerading as the chief bottle washer, cook, maid and fluffer. Today I had a massive editing project. And I hate the feeling of utter guilt that I was doing something I love — that I spent my whole life training for — instead of doing something hard. (See Item 1.)

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