“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.”
Maybe it's because I had to let go back in September when I quit my job, and maybe it's because I now realize that I was a lot sicker than I thought when I did.
It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that
we’ve been taken", and I truly do believe that I had been taken in by it in a way, and at least to the point that I allowed my own health to suffer by not putting it first. There was an element of being a single mum needing to succeed to be financially secure, sure, but there's always an element with that is based on wanting to succeed just to see how far I can push.
If I get the copywriter gig I will be working part time which should give me enough room not to think of careers and start getting involved in politics. It will also give me room plot and scheme to start my own venture, a side business as an intuitive coach and perhaps also empathy trainer. Sounds fluffy and vague? It's because it is but I'm fairly certain that I have something to teach people in this area.
So, if you're still checking in with Spilling Ink keep me in your thoughts today as I reach out into the world of employment again firmly attempted to get the couch to give up custody of my behind. It's for a good cause; some money flowing in wouldn't go astray at this stage.
I'm just saying.
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