In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing world, it’s even more important now than ever to keep your energy and focus high. You know you need something to wake up to; but you aren’t thinking about the work it takes to get it done. Well, it’s time you experienced the burning sensation that comes with being overwhelmed.
One of the biggest challenges to a successful work-life balance is burnout. A study conducted at Baylor University in Texas, the largest graduate school of its kind in the United States, found that burnout and anxiety are two of the biggest sources of anxiety symptoms affecting workplace performance.
Burnout isnt a real problem. To understand burnout, you first need to understand anxiety. Anxiety is a nervous feeling or sensation, it can happen during a performance, a conversation or simply while you are doing the dishes. We can all experience anxiety for a variety of reasons, many of which include the fear of failure and rejection, but for most of us, anxiety is the feeling of being overwhelmed. It is also an emotion that builds up and comes out when we need it most.
If you know of someone struggling with anxiety, theres a lot you can do to help them. If they are worried about their performance and performance anxiety, try to address it head on with them or help in any way you can. Be a good listener and listen deeply. This isn’t about treating fear, its about giving yourself the appropriate tools for success. Burnout is an emotional rollercoaster that requires time, patience, and an open mind.
Our 5 Essential Skills To Help You Be the Person You Deserve. Old blog: In the last 6 months, Ive seen people that I consider to be role models, coaches, leaders, and instructors. For the most part, they have one thing in common, they were raised the same…and they are all struggling. No matter what you’re learning, theres always room for improvement. Some people are lucky and they can go at it for 15-20 years.
What makes you different from everyone else? How can you use that knowledge to improve your life? To answer that, you really need to go back to the drawing board. Ask yourself questions such as these before you try to do anything.