In this mundane world we live in, there are those extraordinarily horrendous days that leave one perplexed, bamboozled and confounded.
Take this hypothetical case of bad day that has probably happened to you at one point or another
- Wake up on the wrong side of the bed, in the wrong house.... in the wrong constituency.
-Get to work right off time in undersized formal gear and you are welcomed with acrid stares, putrid glances and vitriol-laden comments from your superior.
-No sooner than that baptism of fire, the editor for the office magazine is breathing down your neck for an article you promised would be out three weeks ago (attributed mainly to the woes of writers' block...but mostly procrastination).
-Luckily for you, there's that sweet succulent combination of strong coffee and outsourced pastries to look forward to that always AND I MEAN ALWAYS soothes the tormented soul
- Like a predator you patiently await your order.....
And Wait.........And yawn...................
Until finally.....you realize.....You have no wallet and with that, you hone your negotiation skills to somehow convince a huffing debt collector of how in this day and age we are all striving to go "paperless" so much so that you did not carry any money.
He walks away mumbling something about being cheap and your fashion faux pas.
Time check: 9:15pm and six minutes have passed since your grand arrival.
As you ease into your daily routine, you get the call—no pleasantries, no rehearsal, no love:
You: Thank you for calli-----
Mystery caller: YOU PEOPLE ARE INCOMPETENT AND I AM APPALED BY THIS LEVEL OF COMPLACENCY.WHERE IS MY QUOTATION?????!!!!!!
At this particular point in time, one quotation comes to mind: A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool ~ William Shakespeare
At some point the clanging, the screams and the shouts are those akin to the invasion of Poland in World War II.
All in all the day drags on and once it's over you leave the office looking like this:
So what is my point?
Laugh, smile and deal with problems positively for tomorrow is another day you can make fun of yesterday. Remember what's important in your life and don't let insignificant rebellion bring you down.
After all, being constant is extremely boring.
By Phillip Karanja, @masterpeeks
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