25 December 2010 ~ 12 Comments

Rising Like a Phoenix from the Fires of Burnout

To quote an excellent article by Licenced Clinical Social Worker Mark Gorkin: “Burnout is the gradual process by which a person, in response to prolonged stress and physical, mental and emotional strain, detaches from work and other meaningful relationships. The result is lowered productivity, cynicism, a feeling of being drained, having nothing more to give”. […]






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16 August 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Ode To My Thyroid

http://dearthyroid.org/thyroid-poetr-by-sarah-downing/ You crept up on me you SOB Destroyed my life as it used to be Accused of laziness because I’m tired A symptom that this illness has sired Accused of greed because I’m overweight But I’m hardly ever hungry; I just caught you too late! Thanks to you, thyroid, I have Epstein-Barr With you, […]






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