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Old 01-17-07, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
It's business, not personal.
But I think Hanks just put Ryan's bookstore out of business, and he said it was nothing personal. And then she said.....
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Old 01-17-07, 10:41 AM
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I don't know that it's a mantra that fits all work situations, but it did seem to work out better in the situation you were in. Glad you were able to see that you had a choice, and made a good one.
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Old 01-17-07, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
It's personal if it comes down to you having to make the company succeed. And I worked hard to get those numbers up. It is a reflection on my job performance. It's personal if it is me. I cared so much it was coming home with me. That is why the quote is very important to me now. I realized it wasn't worth it. I left it in good shape. It's personal.
It's personal if one can't walk out the door and leave work behind once off the clock.

Being able to 'forget' about work while one is at home is a major component in a healthy life. It doesn't mean that one needs to neglect work. It basically means one need to not bring work anxieties into the home.

It takes a while to adjust, but once one can separate work from personal time, things really begin to become clear. Work anxiety will always be there, no matter who one works for or who works for a given company.
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Old 01-17-07, 11:09 AM
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I like to let my emotions get involved, but only indirectly. I find they're a wonderful gauge of how I feel subconsiously about certain things. The tricky part, for me at least, is keeping everything objective.
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Old 01-17-07, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
This was said to me by another Fooster a long time ago. Good words to live by. Things are so much easier now that I understand what he meant!

Sooooooooo much easier....


I recommend it highly. He is a smart man.
I don't think i can last with out having emotions, i am a very emotional person.
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Old 01-17-07, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by snowy
Oh the ice cream stuff I get it now.
Ice cream is on my to do list .
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Old 01-17-07, 12:10 PM
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I like to keep my life as drama-free as possible.
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Old 01-17-07, 12:15 PM
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I try for simplicity in all things. The fewer complications the better. I apply it to both my work life and personal life and I keep the two compartmented. It works for me!
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Old 01-17-07, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
It's personal if it comes down to you having to make the company succeed. And I worked hard to get those numbers up. It is a reflection on my job performance. It's personal if it is me. I cared so much it was coming home with me. That is why the quote is very important to me now. I realized it wasn't worth it. I left it in good shape. It's personal.
The problem is going home after work. I've found that visiting a couple pubs and not going home at all to be a perfect solution to keeping work from coming home with you.
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Old 01-17-07, 05:25 PM
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heres to that! its been killing me lately.
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Originally Posted by Pheard
Personally If I had control over my emotions I'd prefer not to care about anything, that way I never feel like crap.

Caring about something that you struggle with, or care about, always ends in disapointment.
Sorry, Pheard, but I have to disagree with you here. Yes, not caring about anything saves you a lot of pain. But not caring about anything also deprives you of untold joy. Unfortunately, to experience the joy, you have to risk experiencing the pain. The ability to experience that joy, and the ability to choose to be open to the posibilities, is a huge part of what separates humans from all but a very, very few other life forms on this Earth.
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Old 01-17-07, 08:31 PM
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including the choice not not to care about things
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