Burnout versus depression – what is burnout?

  As I experienced both burnout and depression I became curious about the difference between the two and decided, like I do, to do some research on my own and intertwine that with my personal experience.   What are the origins of burnout?   The term ‘burnout’ in psychology was coined in the ’70 by … Continue reading Burnout versus depression – what is burnout?

Bits of Psychology – rumination and its consequences.

  Yesterday we took a deep dive into what rumination actually is. It is one of the symptoms of depression among other mental illnesses.   We defined rumination as a form of perserverative cognition that focuses on negative content, generally past and present, and results in emotional distress[1]. It’s getting stuck thinking about everything that … Continue reading Bits of Psychology – rumination and its consequences.