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Lest We Forget (We cannot always Understand)

By Terry Cornick (Mr. Perfect Founder & CEO) A brother of a friend of a friend took their own life on Anzac Day. I heard only today and typed this out within minutes of the news on the bus to work. Without knowing any details or knowing the guy, what I do know is that he was "that guy". The one that had it together, a secure job that was booming, he was charming, had a massive smile and had just bought a boat. Sound familiar? Some would say this was "perfect". Without even knowing his mindset or if he had any history of or current mental illness, I pondered deeply when I heard. I felt sick to the stomach but...

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Bailing

By Roland Davies. It's Sunday night and I've just bailed from a commitment. I feel like shit about it.That all-too-familiar stench of disappointment in oneself, something thankfully less and less frequent in my life these days. Constantly diminishing yes, but deep down something I know to be all but inescapable. Such is the unshakeable nature of mental illness; product of variations infinite unto the human brain.I let myself burn out this week. Bugger! Such frustrating lapse in judgment, judgment I have been steadily sharpening for the past three years. You see I'm getting to know myself rather well. The 25-year path of self-discovery hasn't been tremendously pleasant at times, but infallibly constructive towards improving my mental homeostasis nonetheless. And since...

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