February 2, 2015 — Frits Ahlefeldt
Work as medicine
Recovery, stress and work
Work is often prescribed as medicine and as a path to recovery from a lot of physical and psychological challenges, back to a shared reality
For some it is the right medicine, for others it is more what the system like them to do… take a pill, get up and move on… the more I learn about recovery the more I understand that there are many paths, many kind of medicine and pills are far from the only one.
But thinking about pills… I come to think of a famous scene about pills and reality, about fitting in or dropping out in a way that has become a reference to many working with navigating between different levels of reality: The famous blue pill, red pill scene from the movie “the Matrix”… it´s legendary: