Mental Distance

A symptom of Burnout according to the WHO is increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one’s job. I find in 100% of my clients that they care about what they do. I believe that this very conflict of someone caring...

Performance or Wellbeing

Is there a trade-off between high performance and wellbeing? If you take care of your wellbeing you can maintain high performance. So there is a correlation between wellbeing and high performance. But NO: It’s not a trade-off. You don’t have to choose either or. If...

Culture

The most important thing for employees to say healthy. In the dynamic business environment, one element stands out as a critical factor in driving success and fostering a thriving workforce: company culture. What is company culture? Company culture is the soul of an...

People Pleaser

I am a people pleaser and when I was burning out, it was a big issue. When working with my clients who are people pleaser’s I try to tackle the issue from 2 angles. Firstly I try to get them to understand that it is impossible to satisfy everybody always. You are not...

Parental Burnout

Parental Burnout – You are never not a parent.  The official definition of burnout according to the WHO is that it’s an occupational phenomenon and not to be used to describe issues in other areas of life. Bullshit! The other part of the official definition is...

Limitations!

I often try to emphasis with all of my clients and when giving workshops that we have to be aware of our limits and accept them. But I just started reading Adam Grants new book “Hidden Potential” and even though I’m only a few pages in, I am wondering if my approach...