Rekindling the Fire (Part 2)

Stressors and Boosters

Early september 2019, it finally happened. I had been ignoring the warning signs for years. Instead of pacing myself for the marathon which is a career, I sprinted, running ever faster, harder, better… only to fall on my face. I had burned out. As stated in the first post of this series, these are things which helped ME. This blog post is not a replacement for seeking professional help. [Read More]

Rekindling the Fire (Part 1)

Burnout: Looking the monster in the eye

Early september 2019, it finally happened. I had been ignoring the warning signs for years. Instead of pacing myself for the marathon which is a career, I sprinted, running ever faster, harder, better… only to fall on my face. I had burned out. That was 4 months ago and next week, I will rejoin my colleagues at work. As we reach this phase of my recovery, I want to take the time to list some of the things which helped me get back on top. [Read More]