Recently, the World Health Organization(WHO)’s handbook recognises — for the first time ever — that burnout is now a legitimate medical diagnosis.
The pilot has just said the line I love hearing every time on a flight home: ‘For all Malaysians, welcome home!’
I personally can say that I’ve gone through it all; thought about it, had tons of opportunity to and like many of us out there, went full on addict. If you care to know what went through my year of meth, unapologetic promiscuity, read on.
But money is and never will be enough – so be thankful with what you have now because it is always better than nothing.
I can’t exactly pinpoint the actual day when I got fed up. I just remember there was a fire that lit up in me one day that told me to turn down the volume on my spirit because the turn up wasn’t working for me anymore.
I had difficulty focusing on things this year. Conversations, projects, the enjoyment of the good bits of life. Things that made life worth living. It felt like I was all about ticking days off the calendar instead of seizing the day.
It just occurred to me how ephemeral our lives truly are. Now why would I think that, having only just hit the first quarter of my life?