Chronic Stress and Burnout…Stopping the downward spiral

Great blog, and an awesome perspective on ways to notice burnout before it gets too bad. Strongly encourage you to read this article.

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Before we proceed: This article is not politically correct or warm and fuzzy.  These are tactics that, through much pain, have worked for me.  My motive: If I can help one person by sharing, being open and honest, I have accomplished my mission.  Therefore, I offer no apologies.

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2 thoughts on “Chronic Stress and Burnout…Stopping the downward spiral

  1. Life after Sixty-Five

    Perfectionism is a product of shame-based religion where the cycle of “do more better” persists and this is projected onto others as judgementalism creating a toxic environment. This can often be replicated in the home environment so there is nowhere to escape apart from “giving up”.

    1. Eve

      I agree completely! Yet it wasn’t until my best intentions had my brain in fight or flight mode that I saw the sickening reality of it all. Before that, it was always “anything worth doing is worth doing well” as my motto. The problem was, I could not differentiate well= good enough from perfection=unattainable. I was indoctrinated:) In my circumstance, I projected most of the judgement onto myself for not living up to my own expectations which were impossible from the start.

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