This is how a good social advert should look like, and Russian flags have been put here for a reason. I just leave it for you to think about..
P.s.: The title is a bit too discriminating for Russians, as there are other countries with the same issue, but the core still be the same.
Have you seen those guys getting a promotion just because they discuss football with your boss? Your blood should be boiling by now – unless you are one of them. How can your boss be so unfair and prioritize his own hobby giving the promotion to your co-worker who can talk about football the whole day long – and not YOU, who worked from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. during the last 6 months straight?! This is just psychology, my dear – and so far it has been working against you.
Have you seen any artist sitting day after day and working without any inspiration? Have you seen him not looking for anything, where his muse might be hidden?
So, why should it be different with you? Why should you go to work without any inspiration and invest your precious time solely in something that does not inspire you?..You are not as different as you think. We all are artists in some way.
As a good fight for a better life requires more energy and brings more stress, it is easier for your psychology to help you being a looser than a fighter. You will usually think a lot about others saying you’re stupid and have no talent, or you may even agree with their position. In other words, while you feel so unhappy and powerless, your brain is just trying to “save you some stress”. Remember it and learn to keep your ears closed from time to time)) You‘re the only one who can estimate your power, talent and potential!
Living on top of your dreams seems like a miracle; living on top of your deeds will be your future. Why do you still hesitate to build yourself a skyscraper?