… the highest and most decisive experience of all, … is to be alone with his own self, or whatever else one chooses to call the objectivity of the psyche. The patient must be alone if he is to find out what it is that supports him when he can no longer support himself. Only... Continue Reading →
I know that I use this platform to advertise much of my writing. And I apologise. The stuff that I am now producing has come about as a result of years of pent-up creativity. Writing on this platform helped to release my inner-self whilst expressing my outer-self to an audience who is non-judgemental. Along the... Continue Reading →
Just sitting there, with the sun neither going up nor down, captures my thoughts. I also captured my thoughts and crytalised my emotions in the book, Read After Burnout.com Adventures in Everyday Madness. It will be free on Amazon. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07DQXPGGS SOON!
“Cheating spouse,” I repeated. *Another loving husband who wants to have his buns and eat them.” There are times, and they’re coming more frequently, that I imagine myself to be some famous old-noir detective. You know the ones, shady raincoat, worn Fedora, chain-smoking? Anyway, I thought that I’d set my agency up along those lines.... Continue Reading →
https://www.amazon.co.uk/AWOL-Flood-Novels-Story-Adam-ebook/dp/B07VNTR6WR/ref=pd_ecc_rvi_2 Everything was going well with Adam becoming a star student. That was until The Finals started to appear on the horizon and his grades inexplicably fell away. Failure was not an option yet it did not seem easily avoided. And why was the most desperately sad specimen in the academy suddenly beginning to communicate... Continue Reading →
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Read-After-Burnout-com-Adventures-ebook/dp/B07DQXPGGS/ref=pd_sim_351_1/259-2127992-2690124?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07DQXPGGS&pd_rd_r=2cac005d-230e-4067-abcf-d81da19031ad&pd_rd_w=Gs6TA&pd_rd_wg=ri7fw&pf_rd_p=1b8636ae-4f21-4403-a813-e8849dd46de4&pf_rd_r=K0QDE8QAPWBY2CFM79ZE&psc=1&refRID=K0QDE8QAPWBY2CFM79ZE This is what happens when you wake in the middle of the night, go downstairs, discover that the devil has broken into to your life, consider suicide, take medication, leave your job, almost leave your wife and kids, consider everything that has brought you to this place and take up the pen against whatever... Continue Reading →
5.0 out of 5 starsThought-provoking and moving...17 August 2018Format: Kindle EditionVerified PurchaseA moving, yet humorous account of a man’s struggle after “burnout”. Very well written and thought-provoking.HelpfulCommentReport abuseLisa Keeble5.0 out of 5 starsOriginal, funny and sad all rolled into one18 June 2018Format: Kindle EditionI came across this author via the blogging world and I was... Continue Reading →
I wrote this book as therapy. It was a document of my breakdown which my doctor renamed 'Burnout'. I liked Burnout as it seemed to have less of a stigma about it. I changed my name to Mathew and my wife's to Sophie. I changed some others names just so they didn't sue me. Beyond... Continue Reading →