BURNOUT

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), burnout was first linked with helping professions in the mid-1970s. Burnout has broadened beyond helping professions to other industries today. Burnout is a syndrome that includes: emotional exhaustion, disillusionment, and withdrawal. Symptoms include low energy, chronic fatigue, weakness, weariness, increased susceptibility to illness, frequent headaches, nausea, muscle tension,Continue reading “BURNOUT”

Clear out the clutter

There is something about cleaning out clutter. Some people are great at maintaining a clutter free life. I don’t know any of those people. I go through clutter free periods, but then the clutter builds again. I always feel better after I’ve removed clutter.  I have a habit of saving things, just in case-you neverContinue reading “Clear out the clutter”

Reframing Failure

It’s time to re-frame failure. To avoid the word, people have tried to soften it by calling it a setback, major disruption, mistake, error in judgment, etc.  Use whatever word you like, it isn’t the word that is the problem, but how you interpret it, or personalize it. The stories  below are examples of howContinue reading “Reframing Failure”

Get Organized to Improve Credibility and Reduce Stress

Organizing things is one of my ways of coping with stress and it is how I remain productive. Organization and time management skills are life skills that can be developed and maintained.  In this study, 67% of high school teachers surveyed, viewed having organizational skills as critical to student success. The same principles that prepareContinue reading “Get Organized to Improve Credibility and Reduce Stress”