Burn-out is the mortal enemy of Vitality. If you’re suffering from burn-out, your life is out of balance by definition. Here's some insights and recommendations from Dr. Tchiki Davis, M.A.,Ph.D,, a self described burn-out survivor.
I’ve always been allergic to dogma. In any institutional setting – educational, religious, medical, and most definitely, airport! – I find myself developing hives and hot flashes whenever I need to follow rules that make no sense. I made a beeline to self-employment. To me, rules for rules sake tend to represent, at their core, a fear-based attachment to “safety”
Note: The author acknowledges, with great compassion, that this is a challenging topic for the many individuals who make the difficult decision to begin treatment with psychiatric medication. All patients must be given the most complete and accurate information about these medications, including side effects (risk for dependence, violence, impulsivity, etc), the importance of properly tapering off medication, the institutional