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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)

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In his 2013 memoir (Stephen Hawking) described how he felt when first diagnosed with motor neurone disease.
"I felt it was very unfair - why should this happen to me," he wrote.
"At the time, I thought my life was over and that I would never realise the potential I felt I had. But now, 50 years later, I can be quietly satisfied with my life.

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