Don’t Believe The Hype Part IV: Don’t Quit Your Job!

WARNING: If you read this series and suddenly realized your A$! IS BURNED THE F%!K OUT, unless you are Warren Buffet or Bill Gates rich DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB! If you do, you will be STRESSED THE F%IK OUT! AND THAT’S ON WHAT? THAT’S ON PERIODT!  Here is what some readers had to sayContinue reading “Don’t Believe The Hype Part IV: Don’t Quit Your Job!”

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!”