When you no longer find fulfillment in your job, it’s time to make a change. After 14 years in education, she realized something had to give. She no longer felt the same passion for the profession she had when she first began teaching. But what do you do when everything you’ve known – a large piece of your identity – no longer seems to fit?
I’m Vicki., welcome to my journey into reinvention. There are no guarantees here, only a hope for better things to come. I would be remiss if I didn’t take a moment here to give a huge shout out to my family and friends who are supporting me in this journey. Without them, I would never… Continue reading About
It may seem out of place to return to my blog about work-life balance during the midst of a pandemic and admittedly I’m not entirely sure what to say, but since I currently have the time to write I figured I might as well give it a go. During this crisis, I am one of… Continue reading Across the Great Divide
Today I was in the pet store when I happened to see an individual from my former job. This person was had a tendency to be very brusque when dealing with others. My final interaction with this individual left me feeling inadequate and unappreciated. Though in the years I’d worked with the individual, I’d had… Continue reading How You Make Them Feel
So one of the cool things I’ve learned about since I started my job is how to make infographics. I really enjoy putting them together and I love reading infographics – even on bizarre topics! I love the combination of text and visual information. On a side note, I am sure that’s also why I… Continue reading Infographics and other fun things…
One thing I’ve learned as a result of my work is how to use Canva. It’s given me the opportunity to play around with graphic design ideas. For Christmas, I created a coupon book for a friend using Canva. It turned out cute and I had fun doing it. Anyway, I’ve discovered plenty of interesting… Continue reading A Project
Technically speaking, work-life balance is the tightrope you walk trying to keep the demands of your job balanced with your personal life (interests, hobbies, family, cat obsession, poetry writing, bird stalking, etc… you know, normal stuff). For me, therein lies the rub, so to speak. Somewhere along the line, many of my hobbies and interests… Continue reading What does work-life balance mean, anyway?
It’s Latin. What I’m trying to say is, “work-life balance” which is one of the major themes for this site. I’d like to think of it as an opportunity to rebalance my life which, for a long time, has been unbalanced. I’m working hard to change. Change is hard. As a former teacher, I frequently… Continue reading The Title: Vita Opus Statera