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A Magical Way to Get Over Burnout at Work

By Burnout

Consider the power of magic to manage burnout. You can create the magic that helps you mitigate the impact of burnout at work. You may have a high workload. Your workplace may not share your values. You may have low control over your job. Yet, there is a magic formula to follow, so you can manage the daily stressors that are causing burnout. Tips to Manage Burnout at Work Magic…

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Are You Burnt Out Because of Rigid Thinking?

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A Gap Analysis A gap analysis is a well-defined learning strategy that can help you manage being burnt out. A gap analysis is a simple tool for establishing any gaps between your strengths in managing being burnt out and your organization’s ability to assist you in putting those strengths into practice. Let’s explore the issue of rigid thinking and being burnt out. Current State Focus on your current state of…

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Compassion Fatigue vs. Burnout

By Burnout, Compassion Fatigue

As we explore the question of what is compassion fatigue, we recognize that it is not the same as burnout. Compassion fatigue and burnout are two types of stresses that bring about mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion. Signs of compassion fatigue are headaches, sadness, grief, avoiding working with certain people, nightmares, and changes in belief systems. They may also experience emotional disconnection from others. Symptoms can mirror post-traumatic stress disorder,…

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Mindsets of Mentally Tough Helping Professionals

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Recently a friend told me that she was burning out at work because she was crazy busy. My advice to her: create a mentally tough mindset. Helping professionals often show mental toughness while providing support in a difficult situation. Their formula for success: be cognitively flexible; have a positive attitude; maintain boundaries; be connected with others; maintain a sense of humor; be optimistic; understand job satisfaction; and be self-compassionate. What…

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