6

September

Gliding Towards Retirement

Sunday September 6, 2020


Currently it feels like
I am slipping and sliding
all over the place.
I have lost my foothold.

I wonder why this is the case?
Is it because of several abortive
attempts at connecting
to the staff portal
to check that my details
are in order.

Seems to me like
a pointless exercise
as shortly I will
no longer be part
of the institution.

It reminds me of a
census or audits
where institutions
use the results
as the way to curtail or curb
its staff.

We are not pawns
but sometimes I feel
as though I am.
This institution appears
to care about its corporate image
rather than individual members of staff.

Many are helpful and patient
with each other
this I experienced with
a member of Human Resources.
I am now on the staff portal
can log onto my details
better understanding how it works
have checked all my details are
accurate and updated.

There is life beyond
paid employment.
I have fulfilled my role.
retirement is not
the same as unemployment.

Life goes on
there will be other challenges
other hoops to jump through
like a circus acrobat.

Focusing on living
a day at a time
will ensure a smoother sailing
towards retirement.

Orangeblossom
A Moodscope member,

Thoughts on the above? Please feel free to post a comment below.


Comments

Comments are viewable only by members. Register Now to participate in the discussion.

Already have an account? Login to leave a comment.

There are 38 comments so far.


What is Moodscope?

Moodscope members seek to support each other by sharing their experiences through this blog. If you’d like to receive these daily posts by email, just sign up to Moodscope now, completely free of charge.

Moodscope is an innovative way for people to treat their own low mood problems using an engaging online tool. Anyone in the world can accurately assess and track daily mood scores over a period of time. We have proved that the very act of measuring, tracking and sharing mood can actually lift it. Join now.

Blog Archive

Disclaimer

Posts and comments on the Moodscope blog are the personal views of Moodscope members, they are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice. Moodscope makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this blog or found by following any of the links.

Moodscope will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.