Burnout

Beim Surfen bin ich heute auf einen interessanten Artikel über das Burnout-Syndrom (von Scott Thomas) gestoßen, der meiner Meinung nach wirklich sehr lesenswert ist.

Burnout is a psychological response to ”long-term exhaustion and diminished interest,” and may take months or years to bubble to the surface. First defined by American psychoanalyst Herbert J. Freudenberger in 1972, burnout is ”a demon born of the society and times we live in and our ongoing struggle to invest our lives with meaning.” [1] He goes on to say that burnout ”is not a condition that gets better by being ignored. Nor is it any kind of disgrace. On the contrary, it”™s a problem born of good intentions.” Another description in New York Magazine calls burnout “a problem that’s both physical and existential, an untidy conglomeration of external symptoms and personal frustrations.”

Sounds like fun, doesn”™t it?

Hier findet ihr den kompletten Artikel!

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