Prior to my burnout, I said yes to everything. There was nothing I couldn't do, nothing I wouldn't do for my job. If I'm being honest with myself, what it all came down to was me not wanting to give anyone else the opportunity to say yes.
Ms. Huffington released a torrent of important, empowering ideas and, like a true communicator, made a significant connection with the 5,300-odd people in attendance. Here are some of the biggest ideas that really struck me.
We want to have our stuff together, or at least look like we do. To appear stressed, fatigued or overwhelmed is viewed as a sign of weakness. In our desire to have it all and be it all we are masking the warning signs of burnout.