Beyond The Wanderlust » Inspirational Photography Blog for Storytellers Worldwide

My Job & Instagram Inspiration

It is a beautiful morning here in Ohio and as I am scrolling through Instagram I was so inspired I wanted to share some of my favorites with you. Before I show the pictures & artists I want to share a story with you. Yesterday I took a personal day. Every year I go to these particular set of garage sales. I take the day to go with my parents and we just walk from sale to sale, enjoying each other and the deals. Normally I know when these garage sales are coming but this year I forgot to find them till about the week prior. I realized that I had to have all my work done prior to taking the day off because the blog doesn’t stop just because I want to enjoy my day. I was up till 2 am on Thursday and had to be up at 6:30 am on Friday to get everyone up and moving. I was exhausted but I knew it would be worth it. I also released the winning artists for The Best of the Business so I knew I would have to be available on my day “off” to answer emails and respond to people.

Now I know you might be wondering where I am heading with this and I promise I am getting there. My point is I love what I do. I loved responding to people and congratulating them on a huge success in their business. Not because they “made” my list but because they have worked so hard to get their businesses full of not just amazing pictures but a great business structure. I love my job because I get to put a smile on people’s faces and fill their hearts just a bit more. And at the end of the day when my legs and feet were throbbing from all the walking (and wearing bad garage sale’n shoes!) I wanted nothing more than to catch up on work.

I hear people complain all the time and constantly waiting for their next vacation. While I love a break just as much as the next person, this job is IN me. That is how I push forward. Do the job that most would need ten people to pull off successfully. I enjoy doing my job because YOU are here for me to do my job. I urge you to take a look at your job and evaluate if you have that kind of enjoyment. Are you constantly looking for your “out?” If so maybe it is time to find your enjoyment.

rachelabsher

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littlebudphoto

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/1332819063/

am.photo

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/620913245/

mindanao

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/6970764/

carolinacaruso

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/52879208/

sdeckard

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/25413731/

christalp

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/3557644/

brittleighhhh

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/tag/beyondthewanderlust/list

jennykaroline7

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/6350737/

snowflakephotos

http://iconosquare.com/viewer.php#/user/359085035/

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  • Thank you so much for featuring my picture on your beautiful blog, Jessica 🙂 You write so beautifully and I relate so much with your story 🙂
    Have a wonderful weekend!! xxx

  • Nice words and pictures

  • Beyond the Wanderlust

    I am so glad ♥ When I write I hope someone is getting inspiration.

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