Tag: work-life balance

Yet Another Poem About

This a poem for Monday Although I wrote it on Sunday It is not an especially fun day It’s not my scheduled run day It’s never been my ‘eat-a-bun’ day Though it’s often my ‘make-a-pun’ day But I do really hope that one day I wake up not hating Monday

Teams Spirit

There is no ‘i’ in Teams Although there is an ‘i’ in time And when I am in Teams I often feel like I am stuck in time Sometimes I’m literally frozen in time At least that is the impression I give to others I wish I were more like ‘i’ And not in Teams…

Xmas Epilogue or Yuletide Eulogy

Today is January 6th and by any definition Christmas is now over. Except for all the masses of chocolate, wine and beer that appear to be in plentiful supply chez moi. This surplus is partly due to the fact that I was, for much of the festive period, quite unwell and indeed on medication, so…

Mind Over Body

As I’ve mentioned in one or more of my previous ponderous posts, I’m currently in the process of attempting (but not really succeeding) to write the dissertation bit of my MA. In truth it’s not actually my MA. Not yet. I need to write a dissertation first. I also have a full-time job, because I…

Coping With Stress

It’s best not to ponder All of your fears That way lies madness It’ll all end in tears Beating stress is quite simple A doddle in fact Just forget all your woes And you’ll have it cracked There’s no need to focus On tasks uncompleted If you attempt to achieve them You’ll end up defeated…

There’s Always A Bright Side

It’s already five past eight I’m running rather late I overslept this morning Ignored alarm clock’s warning Had no time to eat my toast Now coffee is the most I’ll consume before my break So I’ll be hungry but awake And the traffic will be slow But I’ll just go with the flow There’s no…

Unprofessional? Moi?

I’m sorry that I didn’t Read that report you wrote In terms of how to spend last night It didn’t get my vote I had a pleasant evening Went to the pub instead Returned home rather drunk And collapsed upon my bed

Work-life Unbalance

I think that I might have a problem It’s not something I can ignore It’s taking over my life It’s starting to become a bore I seem to be spending too much time Earning my monthly pay I do quite like to have money But there must be an easier way I think it would…