Often times, a new client will contact me because they need help coping with depression. They may have been diagnosed as "depressed" by their family physician and may or may not be taking medication to help them cope. … [Read more...] about The difference between burnout and depression
Workplace burnout often affects those people who are idealists, perfectionists and workaholics. Many of the clients that I meet with are high achievers and have found considerable success in their fields -- largely because they are so dedicated to their work and committed to continuously doing well. … [Read more...] about Burnout: What should I do?
Many of the clients that I counsel for burnout express that they find it difficult to sleep at night. It is not surprising for them to realize that they have a sleep deficit, however, when they think about the conditions that have led to their burnout. … [Read more...] about Burnout: Why can’t I sleep?
Dr. Herbert Freudenberger was the first to identify the 12-Stage Burnout Symptom Cycle in his 1974 book, “Burnout: The High Cost of High Achievement.” Psychologist and author, Joan Borysenko, provides a similar approach to looking at the stages of burnout in her 2011 book, “Fried: Why You Burn Out … [Read more...] about Am I heading for burnout?
Many of the clients that I meet with for burnout express that they find it difficult to sleep. Many have shared they have used alcohol as a coping mechanism for their burnout to knock themselves out at night, in desperation. … [Read more...] about Burnout: Should I use alcohol to help me cope?