Posts Tagged ‘burnout’

Little Concessions

Little Concessions Success demands sacrifice, and when working toward a goal, it’s often essential to give up certain comforts. While some sacrifices make you stronger, others chip away at your foundation, leading to complete collapse. If you’re not careful, you can slowly give up your power, agency and personal authority, until one day you realize…

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The High Cost of Burnout

The High Cost of Burnout Carl is exhausted. As a special education teacher he loves mentoring and supporting children with special needs. It requires patience, sensitivity, and perseverance – qualities Carl has, up until recently, had in spades. But there are some dark clouds circling Carl. “I’m tired and have called in sick more in…

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The Perfect Storm – Is Perfectionism Fueling Your Burnout?

“If I look perfect and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment and blame.” Brené Brown Do you set unrealistic standards for yourself and others? Do you beat yourself up when you fail to reach the goals you set? Do you ever say (or think) that failure is…

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The Three Red Flags of Burnout

You’ve probably heard the parable about the boiled frog: if a live frog is placed in boiling water it will immediately jump out. But if that same frog is placed in tepid water that is slowly brought to the boil, the frog will not perceive the threat until it’s too late. That’s how burnout works…

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