burnout

The Oscar-winning star of the upcoming movie Judy stopped acting for six years, realising she was experiencing burnout and depression.
Taking a step back was the hardest but best thing I’ve ever done. It’s probably saved me from a mental breakdown, writes Vicky Jessop
Burning out taught me that I’m not invincible
Under certain conditions we all can suffer from burnout – physically, mentally and emotionally. The severity and length can
Under certain conditions we all can suffer from burnout – physically, mentally and emotionally. The severity and length can
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30 (yes 30!) tips to get yourself back on track or avoid burnout altogether About a year ago I managed to fry my brain and
30 (yes 30!) tips to get yourself back on track or avoid burnout altogether About a year ago I managed to fry my brain and
30 (yes 30!) tips to get yourself back on track or avoid burnout altogether About a year ago I managed to fry my brain and
I clearly won't be able to reverse the burnout epidemic with a blog post but in case it helps some of you stay away from the dark side, here are my six signs you could be heading for burnout, delivered to you on the first birthday of my very own meltdown. I learnt them the hard way so that you don't have to.
The future of the NHS is on a knife edge. Cuts to hospital, community and mental health services, coupled with record patient
“After moving down to London, I spent the first three months in an very edgy state and my spending was out of control. When feeling particularly panicked about work one day, I spent £160 of my overdraft on this hideous tan leather jacket with leopard print and bright pink lining from one of the weird leather shops in Camden.”
“After moving down to London, I spent the first three months in an very edgy state and my spending was out of control. When
I prioritised my health first and left my career before it took my health. I feel lucky I was in a position where I didn't have to leave it come to that, however, many of my colleagues have been less fortunate, and sadly these latest government promises are too little too late. I can't speak for the other 5,046 nurses who've left our profession this year, but sadly I won't be enticed back. The government will have to prove they truly understand the consequences of the last six years before I consider putting my health, my happiness and my family's happiness at risk again.
I walked into our Mayfair office with a mix of dread and excitement. On one hand, I had missed everyone terribly and I had also missed being productive and feeling useful and important but on the other hand I had been out of the game for a long time so I felt slow, dumb and inadequate.
Most of us fail to put our own needs first. We spend most of our day running after others, our families and our careers, leaving
Hearing that you need to take more time off when you're ill can be frustrating when you have bills to pay and a family to feed, but learning how to look after yourself and slowdown could prevent a devastating burnout.
So with three weeks before the return to the real world, I have time for a bit of re-orientation and value reassessment. But also for a little bit of self-love and not too much self-beating for having tripped on the same stone twice. I just found another random iPhone note which has given me me the positive push I needed: "Life is full of strange reciprocity: the circumstances we cause in time give rise to us".
"IT'S THE FOURTH FLOOR!!!" - I shouted excitedly down the intercom to the delivery driver that was bringing my magnetic helmet. There was even a little bit of a dance while the young man travelled up in the lift.
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