Burn-out

Burn-out is emotional and physical exhaustion triggered by a number of factors, such as: Heavy workload Work/personal life imbalance Habitually working long hours Not getting enough rest. Symptoms include: Constant tiredness Being unable to appreciate the value of what you do Feeling isolated, unappreciated, and stressed. Ideas for reducing the symptoms of burn-out are: Get…

So Not True!

Never mind me being a female: I confess to being unable to multitask. I most definitely do not like to start something, stop, start something else, stop, rush onto yet another activity, stop; then, go back to original activity all the while trying to remember where I left off and what needs to be done…

Some of My Favourite Things

And the lyrics go: ‘…these are some of my favorite things…’ * Perhaps, for you, your favourite things consist of no more than a handful of items: a pair of jeans, lucky t-shirt, divine pair of shoes, comfy sloppy Joe, or a piece of jewellery given to you by someone you love. Maybe, collecting is…

Conundrum

There is no doubting the combination of time and human activity is something of a conundrum. Time is enduring. Not so, the species Homo-sapiens. A relative newcomer to the history of the world, the life span of each human is finite. But ever since the dawn of the industrial revolution and the invention of machines,…

True to Self

Do you ever you feel lost: cast adrift on the sea of life, rudderless and tossed about by stormy waters, thunder, and howling winds? If you do, then ask yourself the following question: If I was shipwrecked off an uninhabited island far, far, far from my home: what are seven things I must have with…