Life is a Four-Letter Word
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169 Pages
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 Key Features


·     
Addresses the little talked-about, highly stigmatised
and often taboo subject of mental health as a professional and as a man in a
brutally honest and moving critique


·     
Based on the real-life experiences of a ‘Big 4’
accountant and his personal experiences in professional practice, large
corporates and start-ups


·     
Full of controversial and thought-provoking
questions that help any reader consider what really matters to them in life
when facing tough decisions


FOREWORD 
A NOTE FROM CHRIS ETHERINGTON 
A NOTE FROM JONATHAN EDGELEY 
PREFACE 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 
ONE: My Own Worst Enemy
Understanding Mental Health 
Our Inner Voices, Critics and Conversations 
Introductions 
TWO: Spoon Theory and Thermodynamics 
Spoon Theory 
The Conservation of Energy 
One Fine Day 
The Hero of Time
One Mind, One Body, One Cup
THREE: High School Never Ends
Standing Out from the In Crowd 
Cultures and Cliques: Bullying, Belittling and Banter 
Your Comfy Pants 
FOUR: Promotion, Premonition and Making a Plan
White Collars Can’t Jump 
Long-Term Incentives
Promotion Time!
FIVE: Thinking Big Picture in a Detail-Orientated World
The World Is Not Your Oyster 
Regretting Regretting 
Do Not Blame Past You 
SIX: Risk, Reward, Redundancy and Repetition 
Closed Doors, Opened Windows and Hurricane Glass 
Data-Driven Decisions 
Scooby-Doo 
Rabbit Holes and Through the Looking Glass 
SEVEN: Breaking the Stigma Whilst Carrying Stigmata 
The Hell that Is My Life 
The Science of Selling Yourself Short 
In the End 
The Weight of Shame 
EIGHT: Fuck It and Go Find Your Ikigai 
That Moment 
We’re Half-Way There 
Three Quarter Pounder 
The Full Package 
NINE: Learning to Love Lemons Because You’re Sick of Lemonade
Disney Lied to Us! 
Life Is Shit but You Don’t Have to Be 
IF YOU WANT TO TALK TO ME 
IF YOU WANT TO TALK TO SOMEONE 

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Published 14 May 2020
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EAN13 9781788601573
Language English
Document size 1 MB

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