Life happens and more often than not, it goes into full seagull mode and craps on us from a great height.

Adversity is universal, how we deal with it and what we learn through this process is where value lies in terms of what each human can contribute to society.

As a rule, the more open we are about our respective predicaments, the easier they are to deal with, and the less stigma there is.

However — and that’s a huge however — the issue isn’t in the message but in the delivery thereof, Edel Quinn.

Sometimes, those pieces say nothing other than “Look at me, I’m miserable, gimme, gimme, gimme!” and compassion fatigue sets in because the reader learns absolutely nothing…

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