What’s In A Year…? Mike My Day.

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Read After Burnout

images-249I have just received a reprimand for the choice of Christmas gift I made for my wife. I have always been a last minute shopper which is shorthand for saying that I don’t tend to put much thought into the whole business. Indeed, I think that I have moved into that area of my life in which I give very little thought to anything that appears to demand it.

I spent much of the last two years thinking. Correction, I have spent my entire life ‘thinking’ and over-thinking. And now I intend to stop.

“To Be or not to Be, that is the question.” But a question demands forethought and consequently afterthought. Thinking just wastes the time in between.

What almost got me thinking this morning was the stuff I was going to write about on this blog. Readafterburnout.com has become my raison d’etre. It is a blog that has…

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This is the story of what happened to me when anxiety took a grip. I lost my senses, I lost my job, and I lost me. I then turned to writing to find those things that had gone missing. How can you teach when you believe that education is a business that is failing in its primary remit of helping to create a better society? Indeed, how can you teach when you believe that you have nothing of value to pass on? The book/blog is the story of my recovery from the absolute darkness of the early days. It is an Odyssey through my life over the last twelve months and a retracing of my steps to discover how I found myself there. More than all of that, it is a re-evaluation and a rejoicing of all that which I call life. Happy reading and I hope it helps. There is madness, Everyday Madness, and not all of it comes from within.

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