Motivational Quote and Thoughts Here are some thoughts and motivational quotes dealing with burn out! Developing a healthy approach to life cannot be accomplished without a healthy understanding of dealing with burnout! Before we can motivate ourselves and others in avoiding burn out, it would help first to understand the stages of how this mental […]
Stress Relief! Is There Any Hope? Is stress relief a real issue for a lot of people? Burnout is a matter that our culture has dealt with for some time. Laughter is a powerful tool and humor is a stress relief for burned out people! There are many varying strategies on how to deal with […]
Definition of Stress Management What creates the symptoms of stress? Is there a good definition for stress management? Why does it seem so many people are experiencing stress? Has stress always been around, or is it something new? Was there ever a time when stress symptoms were none existent? Definition of Stress Before World War […]
Burnout? Burnout is never a characteristic of or within an individual, but rather, it is a complex of psychological characteristics that reflect features of the larger society. – Barry A. Farber Being too busy is not a new thing. It has been around since the ministry of Jesus over 2 thousand years ago. As Jesus […]
Do You Understand the Subject of Burnout? Barry A. Farber defines the subject of burnout in this way, “Burnout is a process, not an event.” Burnout is a problem that many people are dealing with today. Some may think that it is somewhat new. However, the subject of personal exhaustion has been around for a […]
Burnout Cannot Be Defeated! Or Can It? Several years ago I came across the feeling that burnout cannot be defeated. In 1999, I decided to go back to school and begin work on a doctoral degree at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Before I started my task at Southern, I had an […]
Are You Avoiding Burnout? Are you avoiding burnout in what you do every day? Burnout can have many varying definitions. Here is a simple definition of burnout: Burnout is a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion. It is usually caused by long-term exposure to demanding work. Burnout is the cumulative result of stress.
Do You Know How to Prevent Burnout and Head Toward a Stress-Free Zone? Do you have a plan to prevent burnout and physical, mental exhaustion? If not addressed burnout can lead to depression and extreme fatigue. Esther Schubert wrote about this problem when addressing the problems that missionaries deal with (What Missionaries Need to Know […]