Anyone else got a job to keep your mind occupied?

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Chiyuki99

Chiyuki99

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I got a job in a restaurant 3 weeks ago just to keep myself busy and to stop myself from overthinking.
I work 6 days a week and honestly it is really nice to have something else occupy my mind although it doesn't work all the time.
 
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That sounds good, I'm glad it's helping to keep your mind busy and occupied, so long as you find the work stimulating of course. Just be careful that you don't exhaust yourself!

I'm doing a little part time work lecturing about dreams and consciousness at the moment, the only problem with that being my dreams reflect my inner thoughts in an uncensored way that I'm not always comfortable with.

Take last night for example, I had my first ever dream about my daughter since I lost her, which reflects the fact that I'm only now just beginning the grieving process. It can be tough, emotionally.
 
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Chiyuki99

a nightmare dressed like a daydream
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I'm sorry to hear about your loss but also really proud of your progress. Keep it up!

I wouldn't say I work too much. I work from 6pm to 11 from Monday to Friday and on Saturdays I work from 11am to 4pm and 6pm to 11pm. Last week I had a particular hard week were my mind was racing while at work and I messed up an order or two.

What helps you to stay focused on work at work when you notice your mind drifting off?