The word ‘addiction’ is often considered a dirty word, something that only affects other people. Truth is, I reckon we’re all addicted to something.
The NHS website defines addiction as…
“…not having control over doing, taking or using something to the point where it could be harmful to you.”
This is the second in a series I’ve committed to writing, about how addiction impacts my life. It’s part of a new-found commitment to make life decisions based on hope rather than fear, however nerve-wracking this may be. Why am I doing this? To play my part in breaking down stigmas and being more open about the realities of real life.
I was intending to leave this part until last, though feel it’s the right time to publish. So, here goes…
How important to you is living each day with a sense of personal purpose? If you’re anything like me, it’s your life-source. Without personal purpose, life loses its colour. This includes the “career” part, which typically consumes a large number of hours each day.
Last week, after nine fun-filled years, I moved on from Kineo and my role as Head of Client Services. This was completely my choice, the result of much soul-searching and realisation that I needed a new challenge, a new adventure to get stuck into.