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First Month Back On The Job

Wow. I can't believe that a month has already passed since I started my job as a part-time employee in psychology. And yes, I'm still alive, well and generally in good spirits.

It has been a very exhausting month. But, so far, so good. I started picking up case work, attending several meetings, meeting a lot of interesting new people, and basically getting the hang of things.

When my good friend Aileen asked me if I'm happy doing what I'm doing now in my "other life" ("this life" being my online life), I replied:

One of the things that I like about being "out there" again is the fact that I'm able to live a life outside my cosy, online world. I like the challenge and the change. It's tough, but I do believe that I'm doing the right thing. Otherwise, I wouldn't do it.

In short: Yes, I'm still glad I made the decision to practice in psychology again.

I'm learning and growing in many ways. And, I'm excited about so many things. Yes, that includes doing work in psychology!

"To love what you do and feel that it matters
- how could anything be more fun?"

- Katharine Graham

About the Author Shai Coggins (MTeach, MSoc Sci App Psych)

Shai has been managing and blogging here at ShaiCoggins.com for 17 years. Here, she writes about creativity, productivity, and how to recharge for a better, happier lifestyle. She is the author of Today: Life Journal, Colour Bliss: Kaleidoscopes, and a little known children's book. A serial entrepreneur, Shai also currently runs Vervely.com, a boutique digital media agency offering online content, community, and conversion marketing services. Her blogging experience and digital work have been featured in various media, including being listed in Fast Company's "Most Influential Women in Technology" list. Originally from Manila, Shai lived in Singapore and the USA before moving to Australia with her British husband. They have two children, a pet bunny, and a rambunctious rescue Labrador.

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