It’s my party and I’ll vote if I want to

There's a commonly discussed idea in the 'helping business', and on courses where such topics as compassion fatigue and considering your own well-being when supporting others are discussed, they may sometimes show one of those airplane safety card pictures where you are instructed to put your own oxygen mask on before helping others. In a … Continue reading It’s my party and I’ll vote if I want to

Well I’ve always hated being a quitter

...and this has resulted in me suffering through many a broken situation, relationship, work/study environment, miserable experience. I like to try my hand at many things and do jump at the chance of doing stuff that sounds/looks appealing. Sometimes the appealing-ness fades quickly, but out of some weird sense of duty I struggle on. When … Continue reading Well I’ve always hated being a quitter

Unemployment fairly sucks

...which is something we all know. Did you know though, that two thirds of the people, according to studies (hey, I Googled!), who are unemployed for any significant time (talking months/years instead of weeks), will suffer from mental health problems during their unemployment. (I know this is really lazy research, I am doing it just … Continue reading Unemployment fairly sucks