Working Around The Clock: Burnout

From my other blog…enjoy!

Silvia Di Blasio, CCDP

Come back!” the Caterpillar called after her. “I’ve something important to say.” This sounded promising, certainly. Alice turned and came back again. “Keep your temper,” said the Caterpillar.” ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

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By Salvatore Vuono

There is a difference between healthy stress and burnout: stress is usually good for us as it motivates us to do things, run from danger and have things done on time for deadlines. Burnout, on the other hand, usually happens when we become disillusioned or extremely frustrated because of circumstances we cannot control: it may happen if stress is out of control and when we are overwhelming our basic systems: our bodies, brains and souls as well as our supporting systems: our relationship with family, friends and the community…

I have been close to burnout many times: it is said that…

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