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Work Burnout

Your Daily, Weekly, And Monthly Burnout-Recovery Plans

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Here's how to put a recovery plan in place to allay the daily, weekly, and monthly wear and tear that leads to burnout.

Can Too Much Meaning at Work Be Harmful?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Does your work fill you with a sense of meaning and purpose? Do you love what you do so much, you actually find it hard to switch off? Do you ever worry -- just a little -- that the positive difference you're making through your work is starting to consume you?

7 Signs You're Suffering from Work Burnout

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Do you find that your work day drags on and on and you just can't seem to motivate yourself to focus and get work done? Maybe you dread going to the o...

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.

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.

Want To Be Happy At Work? Care Less About It

Quiet Revolution | Kelly O'Laughlin | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living

A friend recently told me that she was ready to quit her job. Big changes at her workplace meant that new responsibilities were being heaped upon her....

Why Waiting for Your Vacation to Unwind May Be Hurting You

Kristen Lee | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristen Lee

If you're waiting for your next big vacation to truly de-stress, you may be putting yourself at risk for burnout. Here in the U.S., we don't even guarantee paid time off for all, making us the only advanced country leaving our workers with zero time to regroup.

Are You an Achievment Junkie? Why It's So Hard to Stop Working So Hard

Christine Arylo | Posted 05.12.2016 | Women
Christine Arylo

There are a lot of us recovering achievement junkies out there in the world. Maybe you are one too? Here are a few of the signs that you are part of our club

How To Focus On The Work That Matters

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

How can you spend time wisely? We all wonder where the hours go. There's a good reason for that — we're absolutely terrible at remembering how we...

Helping Nurses Handle Their Professional Stress

David Freudberg | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living
David Freudberg

Outnumbering physicians six to one, nurses spend more time with patients and in many ways they are the heart of American health care. And with medical insurance now expanded to cover millions of new patients, the pressure on nurses is growing.

5 Ways To Get Unstuck In The Face Of Creative Burnout

Entrepreneur | Sujan Patel | Posted 02.03.2015 | World

We’ve all been there. You sit down at your desk, intending to be productive, but you just … can’t. You look over your to-do list, trying to find...

Accomplish More By Committing To Less

Harvard Business Review | Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

Believing that more is always more is a dangerous assumption. There’s a cost to complexity. Every time you commit to something new, you not only ...

Leigh Weingus

A Love Of Flowers Saved This Woman From The Wrong Career Path

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Coming from a family of lawyers, Kate Gilman's path had always been a clear one: She would power through college and law school and eventually work fo...

ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Arianna Huffington

We've launched a dedicated section on The Huffington Post, ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being. Here you'll find success stories, news about what's working, innovative programs, case studies and the latest data about the many positive business effects of well-being and sustainable work practices. Since our workplace culture is driving so much of the epidemic of stress we all feel overwhelmed by, it's going to be our workplaces that will accelerate the changes already underway. More and more people are realizing that they don't have to put their humanity on hold when they leave for work, that they're more than their résumés and that a sense of well-being and success doesn't have to come at the cost of burnout. And more and more companies are realizing that investing in their employees' well-being is also good for business.

The Young and the Stressful: A True Story

Amy Alabaster | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Alabaster

Professional achievements still mean a lot to me. Success, however, is in the process of being re-defined. Prioritizing my well-being is the lesson I'll be learning for the rest of my life. After all, what is success worth if we're not fully present to enjoy it?

Why We Get Frantic, Then Burnout

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Taking the time to examine what will create sustainable success reveals strategies that can free you from the day-to-day scramble. Or at least make it more manageable. Frantic isn't sustainable, focus is more satisfying.

Looking To The World Of Sports To Solve Workplace Burnout

The Huffington Post | Jordan Jayson | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

By now, stress, burnout, and 24/7 connectivity have become accepted realities of the American workplace. And beyond the toll this takes on our health,...

How To Live In The Moment And Get Work Done At The Same Time

Fast Company | Jenny Dearborn | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

If you are like me, you probably find yourself multitasking more, yet feeling like it really isn’t benefiting you. As a society, we’re stressing o...

Why We Should All Vacation At The Exact Same Time

The Week | Elissa Strauss | | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

It may be summertime, but the living isn't exactly easy. Vacations are increasingly being squeezed by our inability to disconnect and the pile of w...

This Is How You Squash Burnout For Good

Nancie Vito | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancie Vito

Some simple steps to take to reclaim your time and energy include setting limits to how long you spend reading and answering email each day. It's also okay to say "no" when others ask too much of your time.

Your Work Is Not Your Life

Inc. | Howard A. Tullman | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

Very few things in our lives are absolute. Everything is measured by degree, from our attention to our patience to the range and intensity of our emot...

5 Tips To Make Overworked Employees Feel Valued

Karen Miller | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Karen Miller

When long hours can't be avoided, here are five impactful tips that can make your employees feel valued and comfortable when putting in extra hours.

Sustainable Success: Training for a Career Marathon, Not a Semester Sprint

Emilie Aries | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Emilie Aries

I was burnt out before 25. It was the beginning of my transformation to living life with the understanding that work, love and wellness are connected. So how did I start to live for the long game and not sprint through life like a semester?

5 Signs You're Seriously Overworked

Inc. | Jessica Stillman | Posted 07.09.2014 | World

You'd think it would be easy spot when you're working too hard--long hours, painful wake-ups and general exhaustion are sure tip-offs, right? The funn...

People Are Getting Addicted To Being Busy

Inc. | Jessica Stillman | Posted 06.25.2014 | World

What happens in your brain when you're addicted to something? Psychologists explain that when someone takes their drug of choice, the brain's reward s...