Just three months at a new job and I'm miserable. Help me sort out if it just plain ain't right, or it deserves more time and effort. [more inside]
MeFites have always been pretty good at giving basic financial advice, like how to start saving, building a budget, getting out of debt, etc. I'm there already. I find myself in the surprising situation of being comfortable these days, and I'd like to know: what's next? [more inside]
In my past as an active alcoholic, I received two DUIs. Since the last one, I've embraced recovery, and it's completely changed my life for the better. I want to transition into counseling from working in education, especially in recovery counseling as an LCDC. How will my criminal record impact my ability to do this? [more inside]
I've never had much motivation to do anything, or much ability to persevere, and this makes life a chore. I feel like I was born without a motor - like other people have some source of energy inside that drives them towards their goals, while I tend to just drift passively and hope the things I want come to me (they don't). Talk therapy hasn't helped much, and I'm not sure what to try next. [more inside]
Yet another "should we breakup" question [more inside]
Getting sober and/or working towards your dreams: before, after or simultaneously?
I have an interview next Tuesday with a investment firm. The position is Executive Assistant to the CEO. When they ask me where I see myself in 5 years, what do I say? [more inside]
I feel stuck. Here's the facts as I understand them (insert usual apology for length of personal issues/relationships-type post and redundancy of "what do I do with my life" question here).
I'm not talented at anything useful. I'm not passionate about anything specific. And I'm getting older. What now? [more inside]
The owner of the company I work for, has made me his special project. How do I cope with a boss who has taken a sudden interest in my professional and personal aspirations?
How can I retake control of my life and achieve my hopes and dreams with a clean slate? [more inside]
I have spent years reading self-help books, productivity blogs, self-help productivity blogs. I’ve found some treasured information and they have probably helped me in more ways than I’m conscious of, but… [more inside]
How to climb out of severe depression? [more inside]
What is the (probably software related) job that I want called, and how can I get that job now rather than later? Obscenely lengthy explanation inside. [more inside]
Overcoming fear of success. [more inside]
Help me get out of a rut. [more inside]