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Everyone had set off their alarms for good 10 days and got in a full-on 10-day vacation mood. Whether you packed your little suitcase and floaties to the beach or spend some chilled time in the less-crowded Cairo, it was 10 days of not having to worry about deadlines, meetings, or customers' requests. As today marks the last day of this laidback mood, we hear everyone around complaining that this break is over and Facebook memes on returning back to work have probably spammed your home feed. So, if you are heavy-hearted about going back to work tomorrow this one is for you.
• Yes the vacation is over, but here is a little reminder that having a job is a blessing. Be grateful for still keeping a job in a time when the entire world is facing tough economic challenges.
• Even if you don’t get paid the salary that you dream of, you get paid every month, and it is because of the hard work that you were able to make some money that enables you to travel or even spend time in your favorite café.
• Vacations feel perfect, indeed, but they feel that good because they’re your long-anticipated break after a whole lot of hard work and extended hours in the office. Had your entire year been a vacation, you wouldn’t have felt the thrill of going on an escape every now and then.
• Remind yourself of your accomplishments at work, no matter how little.
• Remind yourself of the new things you learn every day whether from a new task or a piece of info passed down by a colleague.
• Remember, this is not the last good break you’ll have. A lot of fun will still come your way.
• Finally, try to find a purpose in the thing you do at work and really give it your best. Don’t consider it a means for a monthly paycheck but rather an opportunity to progress and build a name in your career.