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I need to keep things simple.

LORD BURT

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At work I get confused, so I need to keep things simple.

Since I was young I always did well academically, but maybe I have to accept that I am stupid. Maybe it will spare any disappointment I have.

I have been in my new job 6 weeks now. It seems much longer than that though.

I am finding it hard, but there are chinks of light. Most Fridays are easy as boss is not in, which is a relief.

I managed to do a conference call and was okay in it.

I suffer from anxiety badly - I really need to get it sorted out.
 
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Hey burt no way are you stupid if I told you the daft things I struggle with …maybe better to be easy on yourself. We are all so different trouble with the ‘real’ world is that it does so like to label us not just mentally but achievement wise hog wash is what I say to it!

Just be yourself and anyway you always sound like a kind and thoughtful person to me.

Regarding the anxiety that is a tough cookie to deal with and all I might suggest is to spend at least 1 hour each day outside to drain the anxiety away a bit. And besides what a truly beautiful autumn the colours are so beautiful even on a dull day. I take a flask of tea and go for a walk and then sit on bench and sip tea.

So yeah keep life simples!!! A meerkat saying
 
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Thanks Blacksmoke. I like the idea of going for a walk with a flask of tea.

I am planning a holiday next year. I plan to rent a cottage in the countryside and spend my day walking about and reading in front of the fire at night. will probably smoke some tobacco as well..
 
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but meanwhile there is right now as in a lovely beautiful autumn just waiting to be enjoyed!
 
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but meanwhile there is right now as in a lovely beautiful autumn just waiting to be enjoyed!
yes i know what u mean. i live in the city tho, it's not on my doorstep. i am planning to go to a nice pub tomorrow and read some books.
 
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yes i know what u mean. i live in the city tho, it's not on my doorstep. i am planning to go to a nice pub tomorrow and read some books.
dunno but dont you live in the big smoke aka London and there are a lot of parks lovely parks a bus ride away !
 
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dunno but dont you live in the big smoke aka London and there are a lot of parks lovely parks a bus ride away !
maybe i will do a walk on sunday then.

i want to chill with a book and beer tomorrow tho
 
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hey thats more like it burt! i have been enjoying the outdoors just in the streets all the trees and the different colours.

i have been taking photos of trees and will use it as a slide show on a dark wet n windy night! that way i lasts a bit longer autumn that is!
 
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best to enjoy this life burt this is what we have here and now
 
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Yeah I would like to take some nature photos too.
 
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took some photos of leaf's on the ground as they were so lovely all the different colours and then by flipping jingo i came face to face with the woman and the brute black lab that bit me 2 months ago:eek2:
 
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took some photos of leaf's on the ground as they were so lovely all the different colours and then by flipping jingo i came face to face with the woman and the brute black lab that bit me 2 months ago:eek2:
I am so upset & sorry to read blacksmoke you got bit by a black Labrador I own one and she's is the sweetest of dogs, my reckoning is the dog is mistreated and terrified, very out of character for a Labrador to bite! did you go get a tetanus shot?
 
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I do very well academically too Burt, but my anxiety is a huge hurdle so I take anti-anxiety meds so that I can function well. I have been going back to college. I like it, I am good at it but can't do it without the meds.

I enjoy reading a lot too, but I choose entertainment reading. Used to read a lot of non fiction.

Keeping things simple, trying to have routines helps me a lot.
 
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I hope the best for you that you sort out your job so it becomes easier. I'm a firm believer in trying to keep things simple. I don't think you are stupid, but like me, you might not be as smart as you used to be in some ways, but in other ways you are probably smarter. Everything in life is give and take.
 
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