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Old 7th March 2018, 03:17 PM
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Default Overwhelmed with responsibilities? How to learn to give yourself a break


It takes courage to drop your guard and admit your vulnerability but the response was overwhelming and positive.

One doctor wrote: "lower your expectations, even lower, still lower, keep going yep about there."

Another wrote: "like Sisyphus, we are striving to push our boulder up the hill only to watch it roll back down every time. You are not alone."

Yet another highlighted the perils of believing what you see on social media.

"I try to remind myself not to compare my behind-the-scenes with someone else's highlight reel."
(My bold)

That's a teaser. The whole feature can be viewed via the linky.

Ludwig Boltzman, who spent much of his life studying statistical mechanics, died in 1906, by his own hand.
Paul Ehrenfest, carrying on the work, died similarly in 1933.
Now it is our turn to study statistical mechanics.
Perhaps it will be wise to approach the subject cautiously.
(Opening lines of "States of Matter", by D.L. Goodstein).

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