Just Be…

2B or 4C the wordplay…?

Read After Burnout

images-125“The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”

Marcus Aurelius 

Society does not have a benchmark for insanity. There is no such moment when it looks at itself and collectively exclaims that, “It is madness.”

As individuals we can wake up one morning, from a previous peppered-night’s sleep, and realise that things are not right. Physically, our bodies are in rebellion with our driving ideologies. It is probably work-related, but it could be any number of things that have formed alliances within our daily slogs to get through each day, each week, each month, and every year. And when we have been doing it for long enough the reasoning behind it becomes clouded. We may live on the green planet, but life is a big grey area.

People never knowingly join the ranks…

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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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