"I had to quit my old job. The big corporate culture didn't do me any good. My manager didn't respect life outside of office hours and I didn't feel like the work was purposeful. It was either quitting or burning out." Many millennials find themselves in similar situations like my latest client, Tobias. They have
I always hear my brother talk about how his kickbox trainer motivates him with the phrase 'no pain, no gain’. When they have to take blows from the knees in the stomach, he prefers to shout, 'blood is good'. My relationship with pain elevated to a higher level in 2012. One Atlantic wave, one relaxing
Steven is smiling friendly as he tells me that he wakes up at night and ponders. He's somewhere in snowy Canada. Because he chose to have his own business, he doesn't feel like it's right to wake his wife up in the middle of the night. Steven is a dad of two. He has grown
High productivity is masking an exhausted workforce. Hybrid work is here to stay, but it's challenging employee wellbeing. Research from Microsoft shows that digital exhaustion is real and more burnout is lurking in the hybrid future of work. It's paramount to take action when the workforce is responding like this 54% feel overworked. 39% feel exhausted.
busy busy busy - Crash busy busy busy - And crash 😂😂😂 A friend from high school texted me after I published a piece about giving and receiving - burnout. "I forget faces that are not related to work." I had not spoken to him in a year - last time was about some business. "I fix
My relationship just turned two years old. Yay. None of my relationships made it this far. Why? I asked Katharina why she broke up with her partner before me. "I was done with his shit." My curious face: "After four years?" Her annoyed face: "Yes, after four years. What a loser." Me laughing: "Why did
"Why is there not 1 Valentine song about loving yourself?" She stomps on the table. Her anger transforms into a panic and mixes with sadness. We breathe through it. She stomps on the table again. "I don't know why Sheila gets to me with this stupid valentine's nonsense." Sheila is how she calls her Gremlin,