I finally got to the movies last weekend as there was one film I was curious about. Ironically, it was called Locked Down. It was only a matter of time before someone made a movie about 2020. But it also got me thinking about the different coping mechanisms each person employed to handle the situationContinue reading “Emerging calmly from lockdown”
As you are aware, when your stress response is prolonged it can lead you into the dangerous territory of burnout. Once burnout strikes it is often hard to make a full recovery. This week’s short post provides six simple steps which you can adopt to help you on the path back to relaxation and happiness.
Your health and wellbeing are key to you living a long, healthy and energetic life. But the pressures of your daily life can often come between you and your happiness. Learn more about how understanding your stressors can help you avoid burnout in this week’s video blog.
Fatigue is more than just feeling tired and drowsy. It can be described as a state of mental and physical exhaustion which impacts on your ability to be effective at work, home or socially. Fatigue happens when you do too much without getting enough proper rest. It is your body’s way of communicating that youContinue reading “Fatigue: On the Road to Burnout”
Not everyone will realise they are on the brink of burnout until it is too late. You may think working those extra hours to achieve a last minute deadline is normal, but what it is doing is pushing you closer and closer to your breaking point.
Stress and burnout have been normalised as: `Okay, so you’re tired. I am, too. Suck it up and get on with the job’. But there are jobs where burnout can equal death. The Japanese even have a word for it `karoshi’, meaning death by overwork. Burnout can defined by the following symptoms: extreme exhaustion, decreasedContinue reading “Burnout – The Silent Killer”
It is important to keep up with the latest news from Australia and around the world, to know what is going on and how your life may be impacted. However, the constant stream of bad news seems to invade every moment of your day. News is readily available on more platforms today than ever before.Continue reading “How Bad News is Bad for your Health”
No matter where you in the world you live, your choices may be influenced by others’ opinions. However, it is important to be aware of how influences impact on your own integrity. In other words, what may be right for you in a situation may differentiate from what you have learned. This has the potentialContinue reading “How external influences in your life can impact your decisions?”
Mindfulness is about focusing your attention on the present moment and accepting it without judgement. It is an easy tool in your mental toolkit you can use to relieve stress at any time.
Self love – to truly love another, one must first love, respect and know thyself.