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Job change has led to apathy about work and I'm worried where this is going. Any tips to get back on track?

I switched companies a year ago but I have been doing the same technical sales job for a while. Now, the job remained the same but the technology I sell is different and even though I have 15+ years experience in this field, it seems like an uphill battle to learn this stuff. I have the capability to learn it but I feel tired and like it is a lot of effort to do so. Work has been slow and managment has had a lot of changes. I guess over the summer, all of this has left me with a lot of apathy about my work which is 180 degrees (my wife use to fuss at me because I put work ahead of family) of where I have been. You would think that I'd be doing more around the house and with the family but I think I'm slipping the wrong way. I just don't feel like doing much of anything. I am mid-thirties and ADHD (hypoactive) but I'm pretty sure my meds are still working. I feel like something is overpowering them instead of them not working. Any tips to getting me on the right track?

Asked By: Sway - 8/24/2007
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the biggest tip for you is to go back to your doctor. Yes I know what you say about the meds being OK but a doctor will be able to help you get straightened out even if its not the ADHD maybe you have a mild case of depression? I mean we all get down sometimes but if its been going on for longer then a week see your... More
Answered By: lisa1cares - 8/30/2007
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It could be a sign of depression. The best thing to do would be to check in with your doctor. Good luck to you!
Answered By: claire - 8/24/2007
 
Although you once had passion and love for your job - it sounds like you no longer have the passion for it but you still have the love... More
Answered By: Making a difference - 8/28/2007
 
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Answered By: maya j - 8/29/2007
 
Well you are obviously not happy with things the way they are....it could be the dosage of your medicine is now too much....our bodies do change at times....the changes have depressed you....and if you are good at sales, there are a million sales jobs out there who will treat you right...I have a son-in-law who does... More
Answered By: samantha - 8/30/2007
 
Try shifting gears for awhile. Try a new line of work that interests you. Your talents won't desert you and you won't forget how to get back into your current occupation. Sometimes, a change of pace and going from what you know how to do and taking on something you know nothing about can re-make a person.
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Answered By: frankhenrikson - 9/1/2007
 
just pray... and God will lead you the way....
Answered By: jaycellann_20 - 9/1/2007
 
1. be proactive 2. begin with the end in sight 3. first things first 4. win/win attitude 5. try to understand people before trying to be understood 6. synergize 7. sharpen the saw then try consulting your physician to check your hormonal level especially testosterone.
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Answered By: Bencabral - 9/1/2007
 
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