My boss, at the end of a grueling day of both physical and emotional exercise, sat the trainees down in a checkout circle and said, “Go home, get some rest. Practice a little self-care.” She then went around and asked each of us what we planned to do.
I am all about non-fiction and professional development - but sometimes, when you’re facing burnout at work, you need to turn off your brain and force yourself to adopt a work-life balance that prioritizes time and mental space away from your job.
I recently read an article in Psychology Today by Dr. Karl Albrecht on The (Only) Five Basic Fears We All Live By and it reminded me very much of how people are when in relationships. As a psychotherapist who primarily specializes in relationships and relating for individuals, couples and groups, I
Like it or not: you don’t get to control the outcomes of your life. Thinking you do, that you can control it, is a fast track toward utter misery. Misery because you won’t be happy with anything other than what you want. Misery because people will 100% do whatever they’re going to do. Believe
As a young professional, it was all too easy for Deanna to get stuck on the happy hour train. You know the one I’m talking about. It’s Friday. It’s 5 o’clock. You’ve been stuck behind your desk all week. Everyone’s heading either home or to happy hour. Aren’t you? For years Deanna was