Tag: exhaustion

  • My 9-Day Experiment: No Internet, No Cellphone, No Computer

    My 9-Day Experiment: No Internet, No Cellphone, No Computer

    I woke up one morning about four weeks ago and realized in a flash that I'd hit a wall. Most days I can't wait to get to work. On this day, I struggled to get myself out of the house. The first three months of the year had been intensely demanding, between hiring a series of new employees for a rapidly growing... Continue Reading

  • Easy Solutions To Work Stress

    Easy Solutions To Work Stress

    By Susan Ricker Between commutes, budgets, client demands and deadlines, it's no wonder work can be a huge source of stress. More than three quarters of workers are feeling the pressure, too: An overwhelming 77 percent of workers say they are sometimes or always burned out in their jobs, according to a... Continue Reading

  • My Unemployed Life: Am I Not Getting The Job Because I Don't Expect To?

    My Unemployed Life: Am I Not Getting The Job Because I Don't Expect To?

    One of the hardest things for me to do is keep applying for jobs while waiting to hear back on a job I interviewed for. When I like and want that particular job, my heart just isn't in it to look for a different job. But I feel that I need to have other "irons in the fire" in case things don't work out. Then,... Continue Reading

  • The  No. 1 Cause of Bad Decisions At Work

    The No. 1 Cause of Bad Decisions At Work

    To understand all the consequences of an important choice takes time and attention -- even if both are hard to come by. I've written before about the importance of sleep. Tired brains lose their capacity to think critically, to evaluate data, and to understand the meaning of evidence. But chronic fatigue in... Continue Reading