Hi, Im Mark James an ex-doorman, ex-software developer and soon to be ex-web developer from the North East of England – Newcastle upon Tyne to be precises. I have been accused of being in a mid life crisis since my early 20′s, due to my inquisitive and philosophical outlook on life.
In the west we are able to work for a living but seem to have lost the reason what we are working for. Work related depression today is at an all-time high, 1 in 10 people have been diagnosed with a mental disorder, 1 in 4 people have experienced some form of mental health problem and studies show that work related suicides are on the increase.
A story about a scared young boy who transformed himself into a feared psychotic doorman and then on to tree hugging peaceful vegan. Confessions of a Geordie bouncer addresses the issue of bullying, fear of confrontation and depression, along with tips and tricks to reboot our negative alter egos.