Depersonalization is a core symptom of burnout but is also seen in depression as well in other mental disorders. Depersonalization can consist of a detachment within the self, regarding one's mind or body, or being a detached observer of oneself . People feel they have changed and that the world has become vague, dreamlike, … Continue reading Bits of Psychology – what is depersonalization?
Burnout is a result of a mismatch of the job and the person. Emphasis on and! In this post I’ll discuss factors that increase the risk of burnout in an organization. It is also a reminder for myself, to be weary of these red flags when I’ll go job hunting. You don’t need to … Continue reading Are you at risk for burnout?
In my previous post on burnout I’ve described the core symptoms of a burnout and the difference with depression. Burnout is an emotional response which is huge. You ask yourself who you have become, a concept known as depersonalization. Burnout is a very big problem in society overall, it isn’t preserved for certain professions but … Continue reading Burnout in the workplace, an individual problem?
Basically burnout is ‘their’ problem. That is how I feel people (me too) can be addressed when talking about burnout. I’ve heard that burnout is reserved for the very passionate. I’ve heard that you won’t get a burnout when you’re not working hard enough. I’ve heard that people with burnout are the ones who … Continue reading Mythical Monday – Burnout is just the complaining and whining of an unhappy person.
Today I have the pleasure to write about some good things. The good needs the bad, for that one you can read my Terrible Therapist post and you’ll understand how my current therapist made all the difference. I told my psychiatrist that I wasn’t happy at all with the lady I’ve met with and … Continue reading The winding road of therapy – the Terrific Therapist.