this is one of the ways I use to deal with the "low-mood" at work : (f-cking try to) think 'bout the plus side of it
they are usually right there, but we just overlook since we tend to take things for granted : )
so... despite all the boredom/repetitiveness of being a corporate salesman, looks like I'm...
more flexible: I can somehow do things the way I like. I can somehow go here and then whenever I want. I can somehow (still) enjoy drinking (with whom I choose to drink with)
bolder: since the things I need to decide are somehow more uncertain and the people I need to get things done with are more complex
it might not be what I want the most; but to some extent, it's useful