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~By Stephen Blackwood

When I see someone dying,

I tell myself I’m fine.

But with each breath I’m dying, too.

Until my lungs don’t work. …

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My life has become about forcing myself to fake the momentum.

On Monday, I left work early.

I would hope that for most people, that is a good sign. This is the evidence of work filled w/ accomplishments or which creates more freedom to leave than pressure to stay. 768 more words



Yesterday I read that a very young man died from overwork.

That might sound crazy, but in Japan, where I live now, this is a standard issue. 173 more words

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Workaholism linked with mental distress

Workaholism is correlated with ADHD, OCD, anxiety, and depression. I am not surprised by the study’s results because I am somewhat a workaholic and I have seen many people who work until they drop. 325 more words


Something isn't clicking anymore & the silence in me is heavy.




Today, I reported for jury duty. Out of 40 people, there were 4 surveys the judge & attorneys found eyebrow-raising enough to interview the jurors who filled them out. 689 more words


The Creative Imperative

I don’t want to reproduce.

Sometimes when I state these opinions, people who have children or would like to, feel offense. That is not my intent. 1,043 more words


Profile of a workaholic

SOURCE:  Ray Pritchard/CareLeader


You’ve got them in your church, and at times, you can relate to them yourself.

A workaholic is a compulsive worker: he chooses to work a lot, think about work, and then work even more. 459 more words