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“I need to go get my beating,” Employee Morale is Low

Sometimes we must seek to find humor in pain. For many of us it’s the only way to maintain our mental composure.  It’s a mental protection system.  You probably can stop and picture when you have done this yourself.  We even have habitual phrases we use for situations like: “I meant to do that,” or “That’s going to leave a mark,” or “It’s not the fall but the sudden stop that hurts.” In all of those phrases you can almost see the pain. Oh, I am cringing as I write this.

Yesterday we received an email that was very funny and also reflected a lot of pain. It was obvious the sender was trying to use humor to replace the pain and salvage some sanity.  I am going to show it to you in a moment but I want to give you some context to best put it in perspective.

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