Reframing Burnout

Reframing Burnout Not only because it’s cited as one of the main causes of the Great Resignation, which may permanently reshape how we work, and not only because it’s widespread (can we ever use the metaphor of “epidemic” again?) across workplaces. We have to talk about burnout because we haven’t actually been talking about it this…

Is Burnout Tired and Worn Out?

Tracy LaLonde, Chief Joychiever I recently attended a conference about attorney engagement and had many conversations about burnout. During one of those discussions, we pondered if the word ‘burnout’ has become overused to the extent that it is losing or has lost its impact. I certainly hope this isn’t the case. While many more people are…

Beneath, Behind, and Beyond Burnout

Emily Knowles, Psychologist, Consultant and Researcher “The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.” – Lily Tomlin ‘Burnout’ and ‘psychological safety’ are arguably two of the biggest exports from workplace psychology to enter the public lexicon from the Covid-era. Burnout is a long-established and deeply…

Heartfulness: A Path to Resilience

Henry Emmons, MD Catherine Duncan, MA, BCC We consider heartfulness a key quality to going beyond burnout and actually flourishing and building strong resilience. When you use heartfulness to build resilience, there is less room for something like stress and depression to seep back in. There is nothing more important in one’s lifetime than loving well. But…