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‘It was the job that almost broke me. Anxiety, nervous stomach, disturbed sleep… weekends full of dread’


by Amy Lynch
06th Dec 2021

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Amy Lynch: Resignation isn't easy but this was the job that almost broke her

When you have a mortgage and kids in school, resigning isn’t easy. But, for Amy Lynch, it had to be done. This was the job that almost broke her. Almost.

I once quit a job that almost broke me. Almost. Looking back now, at a safe distance, I can finally exhale. When I flopped on the couch after my first day at the job, I announced to my husband that I’d made a mistake. I asked: “Why did I leave the last job, again? There was great craic, morale and cups of tea. We worked hard, but we laughed hard too. Why did I leave?”...

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