Burnout isn’t just about feeling tired; it’s a total and utter max-out in energy – period. You don’t just feel tired, you feel drained of everything that keeps you going on a day to day basis. For example, the creative energy that you need to be able to come up with new ideas at work? All out. All that social energy you need to maintain relationships? Gone. The motivation to go out, to get some exercise and stick to your usual, healthy routine? All out. If you’re feeling tired, overwhelmed, uninspired and are struggling to keep up with your friends and maintain your usual healthy routine then all signs point to burnout, baby.
No matter how much it hurts at the time, it’s only when our confidence gets knocked hard that we find out what we’re really made of – and who we really are and want to be. Here are four of mine.
A couple of days before the New Year a bunch of daffodils sprung up and bloomed in our front garden – which is weird, because traditionally daffs have got at least another month or so of underground snoozing to go before they’re expected. But nope, these guys are up and ready to go. You know, […]
Today’s my birthday. I’m 32 years old, which is crazy to me because the truth is that most days – in my head – I still feel like I’m 17. And I suppose I still am in some ways; I still listen to the same kind of music, I still love doughnuts just as much […]
Wouldn’t it be great if they bottled Motivation? So whenever you were feeling stuck in that emotional rut of “I just can’t be arsed” you could just drag yourself to your local supermarket and literally stock up on cans of whoop ass that would give you that much needed boost to get stuff done. They’d […]