Seasonal Stress Takes a Toll on High Achievers
As a high achiever and someone who “works around the clock”, stress is second nature to you.
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas”…or, Sometime Soon
One of the hardest parts about being a First Responder is not being able to ‘be there’ for family. This is especially hard during Christmas. For most people, being there means being physically present. For first responders, this could also mean being in the moment or having the right mindset to be fully present.
There is a lot of talk about men’s mental health and burnout lately in today’s media. You see it in the news and sometimes on your friends’ Facebook feed. Nowadays, more men are opening up and using public forums to discuss their real struggles and vulnerabilities.
Counselling is something more and more men are embracing. However, men don’t always want to talk about their feelings. So, could something like Dramatherapy be a solution for men who are not a fan of counselling? If this peaks your curiosity, read on.
Burnout affects us all at some point. It affects many people in many different professions, but generally it results in ongoing stress that takes a toll on you physically, mentally and emotionally. This problem is more likely to manifest itself in Medical Professionals, as you are aware.
Healing old wounds takes time. There is no such thing as a magic pill or quick-fix solution. You know that. But it’s something you long for. Maybe that’s why you’re drawn to the idea of finding the one thing that will finally help you think your way out of pain. That will snap you into new ways of behaving and being. For the busy and easily frustrated, you may even think to yourself, “If only I could melt away my problems by following 5 easy steps, then I’d be sorted.”