It’s strange – 8 months since last blogging, I finally got the energy and passion to get back online and get things in order. When I logged in, one of the things I found was a draft post called ’53 days later’ where I was explaining how mentally exhausted I was, how I was neglecting my mental health.
It’s been a journey since then, and I’ve taken the time to look within (and listen to some great advice) and think about what will make me happy. I’ve left the job that was causing me so much stress, and am about to embark on a new adventure that I believe will bring me a lot of happiness.
The sites been updated a bit for a more cleaner looker and I’m ready for the fresh new start where I focus on happiness and positive thoughts.
The Post – 53 Days –
It’s been 53 days since I had the energy or desire to load up wumga.com’s admin interface and type out whatever jibberish came to my mind and post it on the blog. The truth is that I’ve let my working life overtake my whole life in a way that has left me feeling too mentally tired to do anything more challenging than watching Netflix.
It is certainly not good for mental health in general. Work life balance has definitely not been achieved.
I’ve been snappy with my partner. I’ve been low on energy and unenthusiastic about seeing friends. I’ve felt too drained to do much in evenings.
Christmas was a lovely break but even then I was fretting about scripts that needed to be written and ran. There was a constant nagging feeling of guilt and the feeling of burden about my work.
I don’t think that I have depression – I just think that I’ve been neglecting my mental health. Work is always going to be demanding