May 22, 2020
"I’ve tried a few things to find my equilibrium in this bizarre time. Last week I had an epiphany. Working from home has never worked for me. Not in my twenties and not in my forties. I realise now that this is because I’m a workaholic. I don’t claim that as a humble brag, I’m ashamed of my behaviour and the effect on my family.
COVID-19 has been incredibly confronting for me. Realising that even if I take annual leave to spend time with my children who desperately need it, I don’t actually do it; the lure of work is irresistible. I dream about it at night. It’s the first thing I think of as I wake. And I feel an uncomfortable pit in my stomach when I have something left undone."
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