Entries by Renee

BURNOUT TURNAROUND – MY PERSONAL JOURNEY

I remember the very thought of embarking on a proactive path to recovery seemed overwhelming and impossible. Burnout is also not understood, and there IS no single solution. The road to recovery is an integrated route that starts with the individual who needs insight, a support system and a decision. (#Rise like the #Phoenix is […]

WHAT IS CONFIDENCE?

CONFIDENCE can be described as a belief in one’s ability to succeed.Striking a healthy balance can be challenging. Too much of it and you can come off as cocky and arrogant, but having too little can prevent you from taking risks and seizing opportunities—in school, at work, in your social life, and beyond.

BURNOUT TURNAROUND – MY PERSONAL JOURNEY

As I am reading and conducting my research on #burnout, the creative side of me like to capture images to represent this phenomenon. This specific definition is meant to explain #burnout to children:”#Burnout is the #exhaustion of one’s bodily or mental strentgh”.#Rise like the #Phoenix is the #metaphor I chose of my rebirth from the […]

BURNOUT HARMS YOUR PHYSICAL HEALTH

Potential pathways between burnout and health problems could include poor health behaviors, sleep disturbances, the metabolic syndrome and difficulty breaking down blood proteins that contribute to clotting. In fact, recent research has found that burnout–and the related concept of “vital exhaustion”–increases the risk for cardiovascular disease as much as such well-known risk factors as body […]

CONFIDENCE IS KEY

What we believe is true, matters! Confidence matters just as much as ability. “Confidence is an important contributor to differences in performance.” (Kaufman) Research shows that confidence is playing a key role here. Research also now shows the importance of mindset, self-belief and confidence on performance. What factors increase confidence? * Encouragement plays a huge […]

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PRICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Once taboo, Entrepreneurs started speaking out about their feelings of anxiety, despair, depression and thoughts of suicide. Get help! Tead the award winning article and gain insight in the hearts of Entrepreneurs. https://www.inc.com/magazine/201309/jessica-bruder/psychological-price-of-entrepreneurship.html

Lack of Confidence Leads to Inaction

Less confidence does not lead to success. To the contrary, it leads to holding back. It leads to shyness. Inaction. And often, missed opportunities. Lack of confidence results in inaction and not standing up for oneself. It results in missed chances and setting the bar too low. Believing in yourself is what allows you to […]

BURNOUT (2)

Burnout is a psychological syndrome emerging as a prolonged response to chronic interpersonal stressors on the job. The three key dimensions of this response are * an overwhelming exhaustion, * feelings of cynicism and detachment from the job, and * a sense of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment. The significance of this three‐dimensional model is […]

BURNOUT (1)

What is burnout? What are the effects of burnout? I suffered from burnout three times in my life. I will share my story and I will share my research here until I understand it myself. At the moment I am connected in a network of inter- and multi-disciplinary professionals who are assisting me. I can […]