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?
Are you feeling stressed out ...but don't know if you're burned out? In this 2-1/2 minute video short, you'll discover 5 common signs that you might be burning out AND get tips on how to overcome each. Dr. Geri Puleo is the President/CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc. with a mission to eradicate workplace burnout … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If You’re Burned Out [VIDEO]
If you’re feeling tired, you’re not alone. According to a recent NSC survey, 73% of Americans reported that they felt too tired to function at work 53% admitted they are less productive 44% had trouble focusing But is there an underlying cause for our fatigue? Sleep deprivation may be the underlying factor. Heavy workloads, extended … Continue reading Stress, Fatigue, and Burnout: What to do now to finally get some sleep
Why do we tend to focus so much on arriving at the goal...but forget about the journey? Why is it so easy to quit moving forward after we've reached our destination? In other words, why do we STOP moving after a perceived "end point?" Nothing in life is static. We are constantly moving. The goal, … Continue reading Life Is Like Riding a Bicycle
Have you ever asked a child what he or she wants to be when they grow up? Usually they have a long, extensive list of all the professional possibilities just waiting for them when they grow up. But ask an adult what he or she really wants to do professionally? Well, that’s usually a completely … Continue reading So, What Do You REALLY Want to Do?
Let's face it: we've all failed -- and often quite spectacularly. How we define "failure" is closely related to our unmet expectations: when our projected outcomes do not align with our current reality...when we judge and compare ourselves to others...when our negative self-talk plays in a demoralizing perpetual loop. We all fall down -- but … Continue reading A Fresh Start After a Perceived “Failure”
Burnout has become rampant in the modern workplace. As the demands on our time, creativity, and problem-solving capabilities increase, this creates a stressor-rich environment that can contribute to burnout. Even though our professional and personal lives have become increasingly hectic, time-consuming, and stressful, we DON'T have to become victims of this stress by succumbing to … Continue reading Why Burnout Is NOT Inevitable
Letting go is hard. We hold on to so many things that no longer serve us. We stay in jobs that demoralize us. We stay in relationships in which we no longer have anything in common. We stay stuck on a strategy that isn't producing the results that we desire. Yet we continue to hang … Continue reading Nothing can stop you from letting go…and starting over
Planning. It's considered to be the most important tool in order to create success. It's also a way to ward off "surprises" that could derail us from achieving our goals. Without planning for the future, where would we be? Perhaps we'd be a lot more mindful, present,...and happier. I must admit that I am a … Continue reading Letting go of the life we planned…to have the life waiting for us
Beginnings and endings: are they really that different? Or are they different ways of viewing the same event? To begin anew means giving up what we did in the past in order to begin unfettered in creating a new future. A fresh beginning that allows us to to move freely forward requires accepting that the … Continue reading Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end