Nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in their droves amid rising workloads and low pay, new figures have revealed.
The number quitting before they reach retirement age has increased by more than half in just four years, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
The comic above was drawn by one my personal geek heroes, Matthew Inman, who is well known in the web industry as one of the most multi-talented individuals in the game.
You’ve probably come across one of his comics without realizing it. When it comes to building websites, most people really thrive by specializing. It makes him “eager to learn”, “obsessive”, and “constantly reading and tinkering”.
Some people try to do it all, but these one-man armies usually end up being cursed by the “jack of all trades, king of none” problem: they can be at anything. He his literally a King of all trades when it comes to the web. Have you ever looked at a great creative achievement like a painting or a novel and wondered “How in the hell did they have the focus to complete that? -2 hours for going to the gym, working out, and showing when you get home. ————————— = 2 hours per day that is potentially yours When you subtract all of the mandatory maintenance activities from your life (eating, sleeping, exercising), you find that you spend the vast majority of your time working (or preparing for or traveling to/from work).
The notion of a lifetime of this kind of “work-work-work-play-work-work-work” schedule can seem cruel and unusual. In fact, you almost enjoy working on Adderall more than you enjoy doing certain semi-fun weekend activities.
It can feel like “miserable-miserable-miserable-breath! There is nothing wrong with the effects of Adderall…the mentality it produces is healthy and good.
“Editor: I have been thinking of quitting the Mormon Church.
Yes, if I can, I am going to get even with that church.