Tag: burnout


HAWMC Day 20 – Burnout

Today’s post was recommended by Lori of http://misdiagnosedme.wordpress.com/   Today's Prompt: It’s the worst. That feeling when nothing seems to be going right for you and you’re not sure when things will turn around. The dreaded, burnout. What does it feel like? What are your burnout triggers?   Even the most positive, glass half full…

Peace and Perspective: Dealing with Burnout

[caption id="attachment_3035" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Katharine "][/caption] Today we have an excellent post written by a Cystic Fibrosis Health Activist, Katharine. Katharine shares her thoughts on burnout and writes about just how many aspects of life are influenced by the burnout that can come with living with a chronic illness. She also offers a unique perspective…

#HAchat Recap: All About Health Activist Burnout

Burnout happens. This was the general consensus we came to after our awesome Health Activist Tweetchat on Tuesday. Like flammable objects beginning to ignite, burnout takes on many forms in its infancy. As one moves progressively closer to the "burnout zone" - many similarities arise. And, like kindling, once you're burning - it's not easy…

Today’s #HAchat Topic!

Join us today at 3pm ET for our Health Activist Twitter Chat - kicking off our new #HAchat schedule and our theme for the month of October. Since the month has just begun - let's chat about that nagging, yet tiring cloak we've all felt upon us. Burnout.   What does it feel like to…

Let’s Talk About Burnout

Saying that balancing your life, your health, and your advocacy is challenging - is a huge understatement. Sometimes you just get burnt out. Maybe it's because you haven't disconnected from the internet in a while or because your social media is with you mobily wherever you go. Maybe you just can't seem to write a…

Compassion Fatigue and the Science of Empathy

Image via http://www.compassnt.com To many of us, caring comes naturally and we'd do it no matter how difficult it becomes. But caregiving can be an extremely taxing role physically, financially, mentally, and emotionally. Colin investigated research that's been conducted on the origins and motivations of empathy and the possible repercussions that arise from caregiving. --Amanda…
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