Stress, physiologically speaking, is something we’re meant to experience in a moment in time. But chronic stress, where the stressor doesn’t go away, leads to burnout. Julie and Alyssa share how having a community of care is essential to preventing burnout, especially when our life-or-death stressors don’t ever go away.
In this final post of our “back to school” theme for September, I encourage you to take a fresh look at caring for yourself and encourage you to take a Tiny Sabbatical.
Alienation is a natural outcome of systemic accretion: the ongoing increase of tasks and projects that seem OK by themselves all together become impossible and lead to disengagement and burnout. Leaders can reduce alienation by reconnecting people to their purpose at work.