Burnout Part 3: How to Recover from Burnout

I could not conceive how the triggers had produced such a response in me. Trying to understand myself was clear as mud. After many months of deep work, I began to see how the situation brought up issues of my identity.

Burnout Part 2: What to do When You are Burnt Out

In healing a physical burn, initially you need to run it under cold water to stop the burn from getting worse and it is no different with burnout. Here are five things to do right away once you have recognised the three symptoms of burnout.

Burnout Part 1: How to Tell You are Burnt Out

With the increase of burnout it can seem like an umbrella term to describe being tired from work; however, burnout is not just another word for exhausted. So what is burnout? It occurs when three specific symptoms are present: emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and reduced personal accomplishment.

An Antidote to the Stigma of Mental Illness

Is there something wrong with me? When we encounter depression or anxiety we often think “is there something wrong with me?” We can wonder “why is it me struggling like this?” Often we can be quick to point out how […]