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Phases of Burnout Recovery: Phase One Lost & Lonely Dec 19, 2022

Journey. To sum up the transformation from burnout with physical collapse to where I am now that would be the word. It wasn't until I was leading others through this process that three phases could be observed. Each with its won trials, setbacks, new hurdles and celebrations. Let's break down...

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Transformational Poem Nov 21, 2022

For my upcoming book release, Leaving the Darkness: A Proven and Practical Burnout Guide, a good friend and supporter wrote a poem to contribute to this work. He observed my burnout collapse, recovery and transformation into what you see today. He took those observations and wrote this poem that...

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Distractions Nov 07, 2022

It’s frustrating when you can’t fight the interrupting behavior causing distraction. To just be clear, I’m not talking about others here. I’m talking about our own behaviors. The grabbing of your smartphone multiple times per hour. The busy body tendencies to keep your...

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Unlearning Sep 19, 2022

During any recovery you find new hurdles along the journey. Challenges that creep up worst than the last. For burnout one of the hardest parts after a glimpse light at the end of the tunnel is a another valley of darkness to crawl out of. These surprises were not events but unlearning what got...

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3 Reasons Why We Don't Ask for Help Sep 06, 2022

A common reaction after my burnout from those close to me was "why didn't you say anything". When reflecting on that question, it's actually hard to answer. Saying something is that I would have had to recognize a line was crossed in which I'm no longer in control. Saying something would mean...

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About Me May 23, 2022

Lots of new people from the burnout and leadership community out here, so it's time to introduce who I am and why I'm here to guide you. 

I'm a working Mom with three young children. Main hobbies are the outdoors - hiking, gardening, homesteading and herbals. Experience as a leader in human...

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Leader Low - Boss Burnout May 16, 2022

We often don't think of our boss stressing out because it's 'what they signed up for' but burnout has no bounds or exceptions. This blog post is for the leaders who are feeling not just the pressure but chronic stress. You may have symptoms and signs which include: loss of passion, brain fog,...

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Burnout Prevention Action: Serving Others May 09, 2022

Did the title already seem exhausting to you? When we are in burnout, the last thing on the list is to do another activity. And yes, there is a level of too much action that will be counter-active. One action that may be worth your while to explore is serving others through volunteering. Here is...

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Setup Your Day May 02, 2022

When reviewing my burnout recovery there were a few actions that really supported the journey. Let's just get it out there right now that I am not a morning person, never was. Even after getting up at 5:30am for the last seven years with kids, I still do not enjoy mornings. Yet here are my top 8...

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Sustaining New Habits Apr 25, 2022

The hardest part about change is establishing new routines and breaking the old ones. Since your brain likes to run on autopilot, the process can be difficult and why most people quit. According to Mayo Clinic, only 2.7% of Americans maintain healthy habits. It can take 18-254 days to establish...

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Coping with Stress in Your Car Apr 11, 2022

I'm here to tell you I was one of those people. One of the people that sat in the parking lot dreading going into work. Wondering if it will be another day of demands, obligations and overwhelm. There were three emotions usually running: hopeless, helpless or anger. While at first in my burnout...

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Mom Mode Madness Apr 04, 2022

When you become a parent, everything changes. A shift happens because of constant requests, more obligations and little time and energy left to support selfcare. The title of this blog post is sufficient as I am a working Mom of three and not a Dad. So I won't be speaking on behalf of Dads...

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