Groupthink blindly walking off the edge Disgruntled and frustrated feelings arising from unmet expectations can lead to burnout. Life is funny. We all have great dreams about what we want to do and who we want to be. Many of us even create detailed plans to get us there. Far too often we set extremely … Continue reading Are Your “Should’s” and Expectations Leading to Burnout?
Stress in red with blurred words The pandemic introduced burnout into our common lexicon. Burnout was rarely talked about openly before the Covid pandemic. After the pandemic, people began using the term “burnout” to describe everything from too many Zoom meetings to too little time spent with colleagues. The drastic changes in lifestyle demanded by … Continue reading Why Stressed Out Is NOT Burned Out (but it should be taken as a warning sign)
Priorities itemized on a grid Avoiding burnout requires living life by YOUR priorities by maintaining supportive boundaries. However, figuring out what YOUR specific boundaries are…well, that’s the hard part. Let’s start off with really understanding what constitutes a “boundary”: It’s a clear indication of where one thing ends and another begins It’s a dividing line … Continue reading How I Use Priorities to Avoid Burnout (and you can, too!)
Ninja Burnout behaves like a ninja: it relies on stealth to pull its victims far along the downward spiral before they are even aware of what’s happening. I’m not kidding. Based on decades of intensive research into the burnout experience, none of the people whom I interviewed believed that it was one singular event that … Continue reading The Stealthy Downward Spiral to Burnout
Sign - challenges ahead Burnout is used to describe everything nowadays: from too many Zoom meetings…to work-life imbalance…too the need for a good, long sleep. The good news is that these scenarios in and of themselves do not necessarily mean that you’re burned out. REAL burnout is something much more profound and intense. According to … Continue reading The Biggest Challenge in Burnout Recovery
Baby steps walking away As an expert in workplace burnout, I’m often asked: “What should I do when I realize I’m burned out?” First of all, let me congratulate you on recognizing that you ARE burned out! I’m not being flippant. Denial is one of the key characteristics of the downward spiral to burnout. So … Continue reading The First Step to Take If You’re Burning Out
https://videopress.com/v/meh7LYNq?preloadContent=metadata An on-demand course to help you avoid and overcome burnout Burnout seems to be everywhere. More and more people are burning out from the stresses of their jobs, personal lives, and the on-going pandemic. While it's easy to burn out, it's very difficult to fully recover. But how do you know if you're burned … Continue reading How to Manage Stress and Avoid Burnout
https://youtu.be/ITKDnOr0he8 Dr. Geri Puleo's tips to manage stress during a job search Job searches are stressful - but being stressed out can sabotage your job search! And if you're leaving your job because you're burned out, then it is very likely that this stress will carry over into finding opportunities and selling yourself in the … Continue reading New year, new job? Don’t let stress sabotage your job search [VIDEO]
COVID-19 is real and has been affecting the way in which we work and live. WFH (work from home) has changed our routines -- and is causing many of us to realize that our previous schedules were highly stressful. Perhaps during this time of remote working and WFH, we can take stock of how stressed … Continue reading What do you REALLY need to recover from burnout?
The coronavirus pandemic is a global threat to health, safety, and economic stability. In response, many countries have imposed "stay at home" mandates to enforce social distancing. Routines have often been smashed as eligible employees struggle with their new remote work arrangements. Those who are new to a remote work arrangement are often faced with … Continue reading Burnout Recovery: The Potential Upside of Coronavirus Remote Work?