If you start feeling or showing these signs, it is time to reflect on your priorities. We only have one life to live and we don’t want to shorten it by increasing health risks along with emotional dissatisfaction.
Posts Tagged: burnout
Burnout is a real thing and can lead to serious consequences. Learn to detect early signs and avoid burnout altogether.
Work-life balance is not just an indulgence: it is critical to the success of your mission.
It's so important to nip anxiety and stress in the bud, and create strategies to deal with them before they spiral out of control. That’s been high on my agenda for the last few months, and I’ve been testing out different methods to calm down and let go. These 5 apps are some of my... Read more »
Have you noticed how busy everyone is lately? (Or at least how much people like to talk about how busy they are?) Ask people how they are doing, and it seems like the most common response is: “Busy!!” But did you ever wonder what that means, exactly? “Busy” can mean that we are doing work... Read more »
It doesn't matter how much you love your job – burnout can still be a real danger if you're not careful. I skirted the edge of it last week after a month of working quite a few more hours than normal, taking breaks only to hunt down something to eat, and dreaming about client work in... Read more »
The hour hand is creeping towards 5pm, but your to-do list is only a little over halfway done. The day's been one never-ending chaos train as emails, impromptu meetings, and emergency tasks are thrown at you. Some of it can wait until tomorrow, but there's still that one – let's face it, two – major tasks... Read more »
Although technology has drastically changed the way government operates, there are still some ideals that remain timeless about government. One of these is the foundation of what it means to be a public servant, which was perhaps said best by the Athenian Oath, nearly 2,000 years ago: “We will never bring disgrace on this our... Read more »
Is this you? Are you suffering from work burnout? Follow our tips to get rested and back in the game. The most obvious symptom? I was letting my house plants die. Crackling dry leaves and drooping stems greeted me every time I came home from work, and all I could think was "Who cares, anyway?"... Read more »
[If you do not wish to receive my free writings, email [email protected]] Agenda: 1) Link to an Internet Radio Interview with the Stress Doc Click here: The Stress Doc Mark Gorkin MSW LICSW 03/09 by H2O Netwo | Blog Talk Radio or http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theh2onetwork/2012/03/10/the-stress-doc-mark-gorkin-msw-licsw and 2) New essay: Burn-in, Burnout, and Workplace Griefbusting: Part I Discovering... Read more »