Meditation doesn’t do the dishes: Self-care tips for parents with burnout

There’s a difference between self-soothing and self-care. The former offers short-term relief while the latter can contribute to greater wellbeing that lasts. Self-care for parents isn’t the same as me-time or self-improvement. It’s sustainable, nourishing, and compassionate.  Checking in with yourself doesn’t have to feel like another chore, and you…

Do you really have to quit your job to find yourself? The positive psychology driving the Great Resignation of 2021

Over 40% of the workforce is thinking about resigning this year—after rethinking their priorities during the pandemic, workers are looking for more meaning, more autonomy, and more flexibility in their jobs.  Today’s workers are expected to be emotionally involved in their jobs, and can feel as if they’re missing out…

10 steps to recover from burnout: take timeouts, define a healthy balance, evaluate important areas of life, and then re-focus

Burnout is a state of exhaustion—emotional, physical, mental exhaustion due to an excessive amount of stress. You might experience burnout after working long hours at work, partaking in an ongoing battle with your significant other, or enduring an especially busy or chaotic week. Whatever the cause, burnout isn’t fun and…

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