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Coping with the unemployment duldrums...
« on: Feb 02, 2005, 01:12 pm »
So I dont' know about any of you....but I tend to work "so hard" when I actually have a show, that when I don't, I tend to totally veg out and then wonder where the day went.

My current way to cope with this is to type (to a very patient friend who says he actually enjoys them) my own rehearsal or performance report for the day.....the topics include "Entertainment" (what cds, dvds, I've enjoyed etc), and "Accomplished"...for things I've done...I've found that it keeps me more on task, wanting to actually have something to type in the accomplished section, whether it be things like reconciling bank statements, reorganizing a cabinet, or trying new recipes.  Or applying for jobs...right!

I dunno...silly, but kinda fun and I definitely have accomplished more in the last few days that I've started this.  

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« Reply #1 on: Feb 02, 2005, 11:38 pm »
Why am I not surprised?  :wink:

Actually that's not a bad idea. It's hard not to be lazy when you know no one's watching... I've had the same problem lately. But if there's a "producer" to answer to, then you better be worth their money!

BTW, what's the show called?

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« Reply #2 on: Feb 25, 2005, 09:09 am »
I am a big fan of these.

I think they make all the bad things in the world go away.
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« Reply #3 on: Mar 09, 2005, 05:09 pm »
I agree with Matthew...

I love smnetwork.

These posts make me happy, and make me remember that, yes, there will be work again... And in the meantime, I can listen to all of you talk about all the things that make our jobs so hard, and so awful, and so wonderful, and so utterly what I love to do...

Thanks  :)

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