The change that we need in our country is not going to happen overnight. If we are committed to change, we must be prepared to fight long and hard. Like so many others, I have been feeling huge waves of emotion since May 25, 2020, the day we witnessed George Floyd being murdered by DerekContinue reading “Black Lives Matter: You Cannot Afford to Burn Out”
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Don’t Believe The Hype Part III: Take the Burnout Test
Want to know where you fall on the burnout scale? I saw ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton on a clip from Good Morning America talking about burnout. She said there are four questions you can ask yourself to determine if you are suffering from burnout. WANT TO TAKE THE TEST? OKAY… RateContinue reading “Don’t Believe The Hype Part III: Take the Burnout Test”
Don’t Believe The Hype Part II: What is Burnout?
Burnout is not a new phenomenon. It seems that Herbert Freudenberger created the word “burnout” in 1974 when I was 3 years old. In his book, Burnout: The High Cost of High Achievement Freudenberger defined burnout as, “the extinction of motivation or incentive, especially where one’s devotion to a cause or relationship fails to produceContinue reading “Don’t Believe The Hype Part II: What is Burnout?”
DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE PART I: I Am Burned Out!
I have been a litigator in Eastern North Carolina for 20 years. I have been a mother for 29 years, and for the most part, I have been a single mother to three girls who are 29, 20, and 11. I had my first daughter when I was 19 years old, a teenager. Although IContinue reading “DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE PART I: I Am Burned Out!”
Using My Time Wisely
IMAGINE ME BREATHING A HUGE SIGH OF RELIEF AND SMILING FROM EAR TO EAR AS YOU READ THIS LIST OF 5 THINGS I’VE DONE WHILE BEING SNUGGLED UP IN MY HOME. I finally OPTED OUT. I don’t know about you, but my mailbox is usually filled with stuff that I just move from the mailbox toContinue reading “Using My Time Wisely”