Day four of the 29-day, 29 Gift challenge. Today’s lucky recipient of a gift is … Cha Cha! C’mon down!
I didn’t win a lifetime supply of Jiffy Pop, and I didn’t receive a new car.
No. Today I gave myself a break.
I don’t have to fix it all right this moment. I don’t have to know all the answers. I don’t have to do anything but breathe.
So I talked to my boss about the nature of my burnout. Miraculously, I did so without tears. And I started planning for at least a few days away from the office in the coming weeks.
This is definitely the hardest give so far. I question the neediness of the recipient. Surely she’s just lazy, or faking it, or what have you.
But upon further examination, no. No, the recipient of today’s give needs a fucking break already. So let her have it.