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Burn Out

Why Stopping to Smell the Roses Is Crucial for Your Business

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 12.03.2014 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

When one task gets crossed off of the list, three more show up. It is all part of growing your business, dreaming bigger and getting things done. We need to understand that there will never be a final line that we will cross before we are done and can take a break.

From Food Stamps to Financial Success -- Without Burn Out

Britt Bolnick | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Britt Bolnick

When my daughter was 14-months-old, her father left us, leaving me with a hefty mortgage, a physically taxing waitress job, a baby who clung to me all her waking hours, and a body, heart and mind that was steps away from a complete breakdown. My discomfort led to a moment of clarity: I could make a decision about how we wanted to live.

The One Work Problem That Plagues Us All -- And Some Clever Ways To Fix It

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

I am a living, breathing victim of productivity traps. I'm scrolling through Tweetdeck, looking at really boring baby shower photos on Facebook and te...

Put Down That Smartphone!: Your Eye Contact Establishes Who Is the Most Important Relationship for You at any Given Moment (really, really)

Manuel R. De Juan | Posted 06.21.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Manuel R. De Juan

I believe that my wife can thrive -- and reach her maximum potential -- by attending the Thrive Third Metric event in NYC; and also reading your book on the subject. In fact, I am convinced that she is in dire need of understanding your Thrive Third Metric model.

Rep. Tim Ryan: The Moment I Knew I Had To Change Or I'd Burn Out By 40

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) joined HuffPost Live to discuss the moment he realized he needed to make a change before he became just another burnt-out polit...

4 Simple Ways To Recharge When You're Feeling Burned Out

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

You've observed in yourself the signs of burnout first hand -- chronic exhaustion, irritability, not to mention the telltale arguments and feeling unable to rise to the occasion for work or personal obligations. Now what?

How You Can Actually Look Forward to Mondays (No, Really)

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.16.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Are you mopey on Sunday nights because you dread going to work the next day? If you've lost the passion for your job and feel like you are in a professional rut, it's time to take stock and assess what you really want out of your career.

6 Signs You're Pushing Yourself Too Hard

Posted 08.05.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You can brush off your friend's comments about how she never sees you anymore and your parents' concerns that you're working too ha...

3 Ways to Kick Back This Holiday to Surge Ahead

Kare Anderson | Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

How are you going to kick back this holiday to surge ahead? I hope you encounter the individuals and situations that support you.

10 Signs You're Burnt Out

LearnVest | Posted 06.02.2013 | Small Business
LearnVest

Looking back, it's obvious that my lifestyle wasn't sustainable. But back then, I wore my workaholism like a badge of honor. The way I saw it, I had an awesome job and would work as hard as it took to do well. Instead, it was a classic case of burnout.

The Answer To Stress? Let's All Work Part-Time

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.17.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Let's just all work part-time. Midlifers have been caught in the vise grip of work, taking care of our kids, taking care of our parents and, on occasion, taking care of our much overdue need for a pedicure (but unfortunately, not so much this last one).

Are Social Entrepreneurs Burning Out?

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 03.30.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

We are bruised by long hours, stress, rejection and constant disappointment. Bruised by the enormity of intractable social problems. Worn thin by the constant need to sell solutions and pitch programs -- to be the hot new idea (or claim to be).

5 Ways To Bounce Back From Burnout

Posted 11.06.2012 | OWN

By Martha Beck It may seem admirable to work yourself sick, but the longer you burn the candle at both ends, the faster you'll burn out. If you'r...

8 Ways To Avoid Burnout Before 30

LearnVest | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
LearnVest

Burnout can ruin personal relationships and cause fatigue, insomnia, depression and anxiety. What's worse? It may be spreading through Gen Y women like wildfire.

Why Caregivers Need Self-Compassion

Kristin Neff | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Neff

Although the term "compassion fatigue" is well-known, some psychologists are starting to argue that the term should be changed to "empathy fatigue."

Stress Relief: Pull the Plug on Stress

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

The most elemental requirement for recharging your battery is addressing your body's basic needs for sleep, exercise and nutrition. Without those, your body won't be able to reboot.

The Mother of All Road Trips, Part Two

Greg Archer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Greg Archer

Greg, what are you doing at Esalen? I ask myself. "I'm getting out of my own way," I finally respond.