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Career and Workplace Counselling: What is Burnout?

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What is Burnout?

What is Burnout? Is your career or workplace impacting your health?

Burnout is often defined as the physical, emotional and/or psychological exhaustion, the loss of interest or motivation in ones life due to excessive demands, self imposed or imposed by others, on ones time.

Herbert Fredenberger, a German born American Psychologist, penned the term burnout in the 1970’s.  In Fact Fredenberger and his colleague North (Gail) theorised the process breaking it down into 12 phases:- Read More

Career and Workplace Counselling: – Recovering from and/or Preventing Burnout

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What is Burnout?

What is Burnout? How can we prevent burnout occurring in the first place?


In our previous blog “What is Burnout“? we defined the term Burnout and identified the 12 phases of burnout as coined by Herbert Freudenberger and Gail North in the 1970’s.

Today, one wishes to address the readers concern, that is if we are feeling the effect of burnout what exactly can we do to recover from it or better yet prevent it from occuring in the first place?

Great question here are 8 key strategies to consider: – Read More

Career and Workplace Counselling – Grief and Loss: – That job should have been mine!

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Workplace Counselling - Grief and Loss

Are you feeling deflated and upset after missing out on that job? Use those feelings as motivation to push forward with confidence and meaning.

How many times have you uttered these words?

Was it when you Read More