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I've basically lost all ability to work. I can basically work for 20 minute increments and then find myself surfing the internet, sitting on the couch to unwind.

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This is why they want us back st the office

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True, you just have more time to think about it and less distractions (work distractions on the form of socials and group activities)

A couple years ago, there was a guy on my team that would be on his phone watching videos while “working” but not really working. He was let go. We were so busy and he was just moving at a turtle’s pace. I’m in a different dept now and it’s busy too. Occasionally if I need to make a call and they put me on hold, I’ll do something else like review records, bills, documents. But I can’t find the time to casually pull up videos to watch and surf the internet unless I take my break and put the computer on sleep. I just get so paranoid that I’ll get fired like that one coworker from years ago.

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To be a junior again. To have the luxury of just doing and thinking. Away from clients, away from the politics, away from the 9 hours of meetings a day.

I was always so consumed with moving up, comparing myself, I rushed through it and didn’t savor every bite.

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But some days experience blinds me.

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