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5 Myths About Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

I eventually pulled myself out of the burnout spiral and made it my mission to study the illness that almost took me down. As I lecture and train busy professionals in the skills that help build stress resilience and prevent burnout, I hear certain myths about burnout repeatedly. These five myths about burnout need to be busted.

The Way You're Working Isn't Working

Samantha Ushedo | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Ushedo

Creating boundaries at work can be tricky but it all starts with a little courage and some effective communication. Don't attempt to set all your boundaries at once. Just take it one conversation at a time and practice identifying, asking for and sticking to your boundaries.

Lighting the Pilot Light of Service

Chip R. Bell | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Chip R. Bell

A great customer experience comes from service people who demonstrate strong self-confidence, even in the midst of shopping chaos and holiday mayhem

Suffering and Burnout in the ER

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Edwin Leap, MD

To everyone who sees and intervenes in life and death situations, I say this: You've done more good than you can ever imagine.  If you tell me it hurts too much to go back, then there's no shame. Go in peace.

Tips to Recover From Burnout

Dani Dixon | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Dani Dixon

It's ironic that I pride myself on writing a blog on self care and authenticity and today I sat at home in the middle of the day. Not through choice but through exhaustion from not looking after myself or listening to my intuition.

How to Recognize Burnout and Breakdown Before It's Too Late

Ebonie Allard | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ebonie Allard

You started out loving what you do, and you have a big dream! The thought of achieving it excites and frights you in equal measure. You work hard an...

Youth Sports Burnout Driven by Achievement by Proxy Syndrome

Ken Reed | Posted 10.10.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

Simply put, when it comes to youth sports, as parents and coaches - as adults -- we need to chill out. Our sons and daughters almost assuredly aren't going to be pro athletes. Statisticians believe that you have a better chance of being murdered than becoming a professional athlete.

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Prevent Burnout

Smita Singh | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Smita Singh

You don't have to burn out to use these simple secrets in your life today. As they they prevention is better than cure, use these in your life and business and you will see a huge difference. And of course don't forget to get some "me" time.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Teachers' Mental Health

Dr. Isaiah B. Pickens, Ph.D. | Posted 10.02.2015 | Education
Dr. Isaiah B. Pickens, Ph.D.

Building mentally healthy teachers, who can subsequently build emotionally healthy students, is a benefit that many in the education community have taken seriously.

Everything I Know About Being Happy I Learned From Harry Potter

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

In Harry Potter, the wraith-like creatures called dementors suck out all happiness and you feel like you'll never be happy again. You may have dementors in your life such as mean people, a frustrating job, or the feeling that you're not enough, that drain your happiness too.

The Importance Of Sleeping Your Way To The Top

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Sleep, and sleep some more. Give in to a bedroom that beckons. Peel back the layers of your bed, one luxurious sheet and comforter at a time, and sleep your overworked soul to the top.

How to Keep Your Brightest Stars From Burning Out and Walking Out

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kirsi Bhasin

A study by Deloitte revealed that 79% of CEOs and HR leaders believe they have a significant retention and engagement problem and a good 26% see it as urgent.

The 'S' Word You Can't Live Without: Bringing Spirituality to the Workplace

Jamie Adasi | Posted 09.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Adasi

We typically spend the majority of our lives in a work environment, and with the ubiquity of technology, there are more demands on our time and attention than ever before.

The Power of NO Will Grow

Alison J. Dix | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alison J. Dix

I don't know about you, but I have stopped wishing for more time in my day. I have hit a wall and finally figuring out there is one true advocate for ...

Are You an Asset... or a Liability?

Adria DeCorte | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Adria DeCorte

I became a workaholic the moment I left my career as an applied plant scientist for the government to go out on my own. My passion for building my own business finally had full reign.

Change to Spare? Grief, Advocacy and the Loss of Compassion

Pat Taylor | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Pat Taylor

Photo by Mike Lang ***** He is there every day, rain or shine, sitting cross-legged on the hard cold cement in front of the drugstore. Head down, sa...

Does Flextime Lead to Better Health and Less Burnout?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Without question, more and more employees are asking their employers for more flexibility, but does flextime really decrease rates of burnout and lead to better health outcomes? What do you think?

Burnout: Tips on How to Overcome the Feelings of Helplessness, Loss of Motivation and Stress at Your Job

James E. Porter | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Burnout can occur at every level of an organization from the mailroom to the boardroom.

Avoid Guilt and Burnout With These 2 Questions

Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M.

Part of love is service. It feels good to help out, and what that does for your spirit can often make up for a deficiency of physical energy. But (for me, at least) those delicious feelings dry up under the harshness of overextending out of obligation.

The Perils of Our 'On-Call' Work Culture

Craig Dowden | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

In my work as an executive coach and keynote, clients and audience members frequently talk about their lack of "downtime." Even when they are home, there is rarely a sense of relief from work.

Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

Help Others for a Living? Here Are 5 Ways to Care for Yourself So You Can Care for Others

Nancie Vito | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancie Vito

Remember, the more care you take of yourself, the better care you can take of others. It's not selfish and it isn't taking anything away from others. On the contrary; it allows you to give the best care you possibly can, without suffering for it.

Are You Suffering From Exercise Burnout? Take These Two Steps for a 'Fitness Refresh'

Dave Smith | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

While intentions are in the right place, the sort of "all in" attitude isn't sustainable and often leads to burnout, then quitting altogether. Here is a two-step approach that will help you avoid fitness burnout and will refresh your motivation to stay on track for better long-term results.

Lessons from Amazon about the Importance of Thriving at Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

Simply using the word "together" can have a profound impact on how work teams operate. New research by Priyanka Carr and Gregory Walton shows that using social cues that signal an invitation for folks to work together can fuel intrinsic motivation even when people work alone.

5 Strategies To Help You Sleep Your Way To Success

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

If you're one of the millions of people who have a difficult time either falling asleep or staying asleep, try one of these strategies: