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Scoobos
Scoobos
Contractor Among Contractors
Last Activity: 26 October 2021, 21:16
Joined: 8 March 2012
Location: Wherever I lay my hat
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  • Scoobos
    replied to Contractor burnout and taking time off
    WHS or:
    Yes, after 5 years I felt like this, but I'd lived in 6 different places/countries. I ALWAYS take at least 3 months between contracts now - what got to me , is taking holiday during a gig , and thinking this is costing me x per day, in the money lost from not working.

    You...
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  • Scoobos
    replied to Mental health day. What does it mean for you?!
    What's "useful" in there vetran?

    What would be useful is pressure from the voting public to invest money and facilities into it, rather than cutting funding to the bone and sharing a blog post every now and then.
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  • Scoobos
    replied to Mental health day. What does it mean for you?!
    As someone recently diagnosed as suffering from C-PTSD for 35 years or so - the subject actually triggers me a tiny bit.

    This whole notion that "if people talk" or that people need to come forward to help , annoys me.

    The reality for me, was realising I was high performing...
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  • Scoobos
    replied to What kind of Tory are you?
    I don't know why, but comments like this always make me see an ignorance for the fact that LUCK has a lot to do with life. Where you are born, who to and with what health conditions. hard work and attitude can go a long way - but not necessarily enough in a lot of situations.

    I see it as...
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  • Scoobos
    replied to Unexpected advice from the Daily Mail
    With that mantra , then MOST people will die in shame. Do you know how much end of life care costs the healthcare system?

    I'm no expert, but just the power of compound interest and sensible investment should make sure that EVERYONE can take out more than they put in, over a working lifetime....
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