Tag: Burnout

  How to Avoid Burnout

Chris Mackey discusses what causes burnout and how you can avoid it.

  Good Enough

An article exploring the fact that despite cultural value we place on seeking and attaining wealth, research suggests that the actual relationship between wealth and happiness is relatively modest.

  Making it Work

Being about to return from holidays can be challenging in more ways than one. This article explores some of the difficulties that may arise when returning to work after a break as well as some strategies to make the transition back into the rigour of working life easier.

  How Many Hours Should We Work?

What is the upper limit to the number of hours we might best work each week? This question relates to the issue of burnout, which occurs when the demands on us outstrip our resources. However resilient we are, we all have limits beyond which extra demands can lead to a range of stress-related symptoms. Such symptoms… Read more »

  So, How Many Hours Should We Work?

This article looks at the optimal number of hours that we should work per week, and how burnout may develop if our demands outweigh our available resources to deal with any problems that may arise.

  Too Much of a Good Thing Indeed, Mr Bouris!

Too much of a good thing – even a virtue – can be a problem. This point came to the fore at a Chamber of Commerce lunchtime talk presented in Geelong last week by Mark Bouris, the entrepreneur presenter of Celebrity Apprentice fame. That makes him Australia’s version of Donald Trump. So just as you… Read more »

  Dealing with Burnout

“Burnout” is a term which relates to symptomatic distress we may experience after being in stressful circumstances associated with persistent demands placed on us. Burnout occurs when the demands on us outstrip our resources including strategies for coping. For example, we may become “burnt out” after a period of excessive work demands, especially when there… Read more »