The prevalence of burnout is astronomical, higher than 50% in some professions. So chances are you’ve experienced it at some point in your life. It’s one of those things where you know it when it hits you.
Here’s a game you can play anytime you feel stuck in an emotional rut. The game is simple.
Get good at time management and your life can become really fun. I know from experience.
The jazz legend Herbie Hancock once said, “People ask me, ‘What kind of piano did you use? And what kind of voicing and chords?' They forgot to ask me, 'What was I thinking and feeling when I hit that chord?'"
One of the fastest ways of stopping and reversing the body’s stress response is by making use of the 5 senses. Sight,Taste, Smell, Touch, and Sound are processed in the same part of the brain that is responsible for a host of unconscious, autonomic systems throughout the body.
As a clinical psychologist, I love working with people navigating the midlife crisis. This is the moment when our inner sage reaches the mountain peak that overlooks the surrounding landscape. Horizons are pushed back. The air becomes thin and crisp. The fatigue from the climb hits in full force...