No matter how positive your outlook on life and no matter how driven and determined you are, there will always be days that truly test you. Days when the clouds of doubt, overwhelm and uncertainty seem to be relentlessly following you around.
When it comes to chasing success, are you good at standing in your own way? Are you the only thing holding you back? I’m talking about self-sabotage – the destructive habit of hindering your own success.
The term ‘burnout’ was first coined in 1974 by American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger. He used the phrase to describe a psychological reaction to excessive stress over a prolonged period, affecting both physical and mental health through symptoms such as exhaustion.
During the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost every area of our lives. In business, the short-term consequences were sudden and often severe. Millions were furloughed, jobs were lost, and entire industries ceased to function.