Do you feel guilty when you take time off?

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  1. mrtaytay

    mrtaytay Grand Master
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    Well, its easter sunday and its a lovely feeling sat here on a sunday night, glass of wine to my side and no work tomorrow. I have decided to take a couple of days off seeing as the wife and kids are both off, so wont be starting back till thursday. Trouble is, I always feel guilty if I am not working. Daft, I know, but I am always thinking about what I could have done......catching up etc. I can remember that I took a day off last summer so that we could go on a family walk. The walk was in the remotest of areas. The scenery was delightful. As soon as we found a pub we sat down with a pint to admire the views. I had only just took the top off my pint when i spotted a window cleaner busily getting on with his day. The guilt kicked in again!. Does anyone else get this guilt thing.
     
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  2. Posh

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    Do you think in the summer your customers will feel guilty when they go on holiday & you have to wait for your money. I don't think so. So it works both ways. :thumbsup:
     
  3. mrtaytay

    mrtaytay Grand Master
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    I know what you mean posh. Its all about getting the balance right.
     
  4. cheapncheerful

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    yep so right mr taytay...which is why i generally take my hols in the lovely rain....but then i like to get jobs done at home and cant do them in the rain....well in theory i should be allowed time off in about two weeks but only in theory...so many jobs piling up at home one day i will just snap and thats it i will be off....and of course the parents need my help too....but i dont work weekends so cant grumble....mind you there is always something crops up to make me move off my chair....grrrr:)

    and of course if i dont work...the money runs out...:eek:
     
  5. RiceRocket

    RiceRocket Well-Known Member
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    Err no! And you wouldn't take the time off if you really had to work.
     
  6. boarcity

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    i make sure to push myself [and crew ] hard in the day to day ,then i never feel guilty when taking time off .
     
  7. Duncs

    Duncs Grand Master
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    this is so true , we dont take many holidays, having days of due to bad weather is not the same
     
  8. norm

    norm Grand Master
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    no ya need chill time:cool: and enjoy some good weather instead of working in it all the time i.m.o
     
  9. Joshua D

    Joshua D Active Member
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    Never feel guilty half my costumers go oh your due again already, I then have to double check there due! Then when Im a few days late they say I thought you where due last week.
    Make your bloody mind up!
     
  10. Smurf

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    Needs must an all that but you defo should spend quailty time with your family aswell as children grow up so quickly.
     
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