Choose Life. The Choice is Yours.

Choose Life. The Choice is Yours.

“He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.” Nietzsche Burnout was the best thing that ever happened to me. Really? Yes, really – because when I burnt out 6 years ago, I discovered my why and Lessons-in-Self was born. I slowly, but surely realised the...
Be a Forrest. Walk (or run) your woes away.

Be a Forrest. Walk (or run) your woes away.

 Forrest Gump is one of my favourite films ever. I’m sure you’ve all watched it (if you haven’t, you absolutely must).  Who doesn’t remember that iconic part of the film where, following the death of his mother and Jenny leaving him, he decides to ‘go for a little...
Burnout. Identify the 12 Stages of Burnout.

Burnout. Identify the 12 Stages of Burnout.

The term burnout was coined in the 1970s by New York psychoanalyst Herbert J. Freudenberg.  He defines burnout syndrome as ‘a state of mental and physical exhaustion caused by one’s professional life’ (Kraft, 2016), for me it was so much more than ‘just’ my...