From the article:
Now, we’re not talking about terrible job situations where you’re being harassed and dreading going to work every day and making yourself psychosomatically ill. That’s a whole different can of worms. Some of these tips might help, but if your job situation is really abusive, the only thing that can help is putting your all into getting yourself out of there as quickly as possible. What I’m talking about is the day-to-day drag of the menial. Jobs that are perfectly adequate, but aren’t your passion. Jobs that you are truly happy just to have, but which wear you down, day in and day out. Jobs like customer service and retail, where even the most Pollyana-ish person can get worn down by the monotony and ordinariness. How do you stay positive when the daily grind is getting you down?
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