Saturday, September 20, 2014

Strategies for Dealing with Burnout – Part 4 of 4

In my previous blogs we talked about the causes and symptoms of burnout, the importance of thinking differently and some ideas to revitalize your life to help break the burnout cycle.

Burnout

In this final blog we will talk about Strategy#3: Recommit.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Strategies for Dealing with Burnout – Part 3 of 4

In my last blog I suggested that the first strategy for dealing with burnout is to Refocus. It’s important to move your gaze from the quagmire of stress and over-commitment and gain a new outlook. I urged you to think about how you think and shared some books that have helped me and a lot of others.

Burnout

Today we will talk about Strategy #2: Revitalize.

If you neglect to put gas in your car you will soon find yourself stuck on the side of the road.  The same is true of your body.  If you neglect your legitimate physical needs – sleep, nutrition, and physical activity – you will burn out quickly.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Love and Romance Top List of Regrets

While preparing for an upcoming speaking engagement on the topic of overcoming regret I came across a recent study by Mike Morrison of the University of Illinois and Neal J. Roese of the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.  According to this study, men were more likely to identify regrets associated with work whereas women identified regrets linked to love relationships.

When responses from the survey for both men and women were combined, regrets involving romance were the most common (18.1%), followed by family (15.9%), education (13.1%), career (12.2%), finance (9.9%), and parenting (9%).

Everyone has regrets.  Sadly, millions of people are held captive by the guilt and shame that often accompanies regret because they don’t know how to let it go.  If you struggle with the pain of regret read my article on Real Change: Letting Go of Regret.

Live, Work and Relate Well!

Dr. Todd

Source: Regrets of the Typical American: Findings From a Nationally Representative Sample