Tests πŸ˜•

My life is summed up in how I test

And how people see me.

The impressions I make.

Because that determines my job status

And the rest of my life?

About Anna

Anna is a creative fiction writer, who is starting to reach out to the public through blogging and creating websites. She was adopted from China as a baby by an American mother along with her three other siblings, one of who died January 14, 2015. Up until the creation of this blog, she has mostly worked privately, not sharing her writing much. Now, however, she is looking forwards to one day being a published author. She has four (4) books written for her fantasy series and has recently started a new novel entitled "At Death's Door". All these novels are works in progress.
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7 Responses to Tests πŸ˜•

  1. 𝑹𝒐𝑩𝑰𝑡 🧬 says:

    No.

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  2. 𝑹𝒐𝑩𝑰𝑡 🧬 says:

    More qualifications required = less freedom and creativity.

    The more creative jobs, or those requiring greater sensitivity/intuitive feel, are also the easiest to get into.

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    • 𝑹𝒐𝑩𝑰𝑡 🧬 says:

      (Jobs/ways of life/purpose). I don’t really like the idea of ‘having’ a ‘job’. It’s more that I want to live with a certain purpose, following certain values.

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      • agrishaw says:

        I love your mindset! Yeah I don’t like the idea of ‘having a job’ either, but I feel like a lot of Americans feel that way. I don’t know the percentage but I have heard a lot of people saying that they hate their jobs and they only do it for the money.

        I went into nursing because I liked the flexibility and I feel like it’s a profession I can help others. What do you do for work?

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      • 𝑹𝒐𝑩𝑰𝑡 🧬 says:

        Thank you. Oh, you mean you feel like a lot of Americans also don’t like the idea? I think it’s partly a generational thing (even at least to the extent of speaking up about it), and I think also the mental health impact has gone too farβ€” I know it’s a big factor in the number of people with such problems.

        Yeah, I can definitely tell that most people do their jobs for moneyβ€” I’ve never understood that from an early age, nor had any inclination for it. It’s just too much precious time to give over for something you hate. I also just can’t concentrate under those circumstances, nor stay sane.

        I’ve also deliberately avoided any thoughts of having my own family as long as i’m in an unhappy situationβ€” would NOT want to become trapped into having to work to support them! But I guess I’m lucky as I feel no sentimentality about my particular genes, lol.

        Yeah, nursing totally makes sense πŸ˜„. It’s a great fit for your type of personality/mindset. Never say never to anything else though πŸ™‚ (writing!), or both.

        I haven’t actually worked since November 2017! It’s becoming a long story now, but I was working freelance as a software developer. Working from home because I couldn’t stand offices. Doing programming because of my messed up knees. But it just got too much, anxiety, depression, OCD made me slower and unable to do it anymore. Although I love computer programming, and am actually good at it, doing it all day just doesn’t fit with my extroverted/sensitive/restless personality. I also desperately needed to be outside more.

        So I’m in a position of trying to find something that works for me, given all the constraints of physical and mental things. But also in this period I’ve learned much more about my brainβ€” the autism/misophonia traits being important factors to consider. So anyways, currently I’m just surviving of state benefits, plus money from parents each month, whilst improving my mental health, writing, and increasing my involvement in the communityβ€” I’m doing horticultural therapy outdoors here, twice a week, and I’m thinking I’d love to volunteer there! Volunteering will be my next step, plus I want to go further with writing πŸ™‚. Sorry, long story, and that was cutting it short!

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      • agrishaw says:

        Thanks for sharing your experience! I’m sorry about all the hardships you’ve experienced. Good luck finding a job you enjoy. I know there is something for you. Horticulture sounds interesting, I had to look it up, definitely keep it up in addition to your writing! I enjoy reading your blog whenever I get a moment.

        As for me, I’m glad I picked nursing! I just need to figure out how to survive and pass the NCLEX and my program. I do want to get published one day for sure! I have a 10 book series I want to finish and a fictional book dedicated to my sister as well

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      • 𝑹𝒐𝑩𝑰𝑡 🧬 says:

        I think for people like usβ€” the restlessness/frustration from trying to fit is too great, it outweighs the benefit of more money for doing a more typical job, or the inertia of going against the grain. Because I think jobs that motivate people emotionally will always pay less in a capitalistic societyβ€” precisely because part of the reward for those people is emotional vs monetary.

        So, we are definitely not unique in feeling that way, but perhaps those who choose to live by their values can help show the way for the rest. πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

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