Burnout

Are you being exploited? Part 3

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Feeling isolated in work

Burnout doesn’t happen because you’re weak. Burnout happens because your strengths and kindness are being exploited. This is the third part of a three part series exploring the exploitation and the role of society in burnout, one of the causes of vital exhaustion. In it, I’ll suggest some solutions that you and your employer can start implementing.

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Surviving self-isolation during COVID-19

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Self-isolation during COVID-19

We are living in very uncertain times, the like of which none of us remember experiencing before. The world has been rocked by the emergence of a new virus. Many people live in fear of passing it on to someone else and being the source of another person’s severe illness or death. And many more are frightened that they won’t […]

Burnout

Are you being exploited? Part 2

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Stress in work

Burnout doesn’t happen because you’re weak. Burnout happens because your strengths and kindness are being exploited. This is the second part of a three part series exploring the exploitation and the role of society in burnout, one of the causes of vital exhaustion.

Burnout

Are you being exploited? Part 1

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Shame and the stigma of burnout Brene Brown

Burnout doesn’t happen because you’re weak. Burnout happens because your strengths and kindness are being exploited. This is the first part of a three part series exploring the exploitation and the role of society in burnout, one of the causes of vital exhaustion.

Nutrition

How working with me got Claire her energy and life back

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Exhausted woman taking a nap

I can honestly say that I felt lost and a little hopeless before I met Catriona. I was convinced I was dying of something, I felt so toxic and merely existing in a world that I loved to engage in. I had felt really “stressed anxious, irritable and frustrated with my lack of bodily strength and my inability to think” for the last year but I had attributed it to stress in changing my job.