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Constantly feeling swamped at work?

By |May 31, 2024|Categories: Articles|

Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and often physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged or repeated stress. It’s a workplace phenomenon that cannot be confused by daily stressors of everyday personal life responsibilities. It is defined by the International Classification of Diseases as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by three dimensions: Feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion, Increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one’s job, and Reduced professional efficacy. The culprits are usually an imbalance of resources and/or [...]

Part 3: Take action and stick to it!

By |April 29, 2024|Categories: Articles|

We’ve come to the final in the three-part series looking at becoming unstuck, goal-setting, and now stepping into action. It’s inspiring and satisfying to have reached this point! However, sticking to your goals is not always that easy. A lack of motivation is often the reason why we fail at being consistent and reaching our goals. Motivation and goals have a symbiotic relationship: goals increase our motivation but on the other hand motivation and discipline help us to take the steps towards achieving our goals. Motivation drives our actions Motivation helps you perform a specific task, guides your behaviour, and [...]

Part 2: A goal without a plan is just a wish

By |March 25, 2024|Categories: Articles|

If you find yourself a quarter into the year lacking motivation, willpower or drive to stick to achieving something new or starting or stopping a certain behaviour, then read further. In Part 1 Becoming Unstuck, we explored the first step in taking action and achieving something new. Let’s discover the second part: the mindset of goal setting. Renowned French writer, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, once said that “a goal without a plan is just a wish.” There is so much truth in this! Although we all deserve to accomplish our dreams and that which we want to achieve, our journey will [...]

Part 1: Become unstuck!

By |January 29, 2024|Categories: Articles|

There are many things in my life that I am indecisive about, those which I deliberately avoid, procrastinate on and dread facing. But they all have one thing in common: they create a sense of being in limbo and feelings of being ‘stuck’. This stuckness can last for days, weeks, months or even years. For me it’s decluttering the hobby room, moving to a paperless practice, entering a marathon and registering for the course I have been interested in for a very long time. You might find yourself wanting to lose weight and although you know exactly what you should [...]

Shortage of ADHD medication is a real concern

By |November 30, 2023|Categories: Articles|

With the worldwide shortage of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medicines due to increased global demand and manufacturing problems, many patients and parents are feeling despondent in their unfruitful search for medication. At the moment, some methylphenidate and atomoxetine medications are affected, as well as all lisdexamphetamine and guanfacine. A study found that 10,936 caregivers and adults with ADHD, roughly 38% of all patients have had trouble finding and filling their prescription medication over the past year and 21% continue to experience treatment disruptions today. WATCH: The Myths of ADHD Although medical staff are trying their best, this global shortage is out [...]

Our stories become our truth

By |October 5, 2023|Categories: Articles|

Recently, I had the privilege of attending a conference where I was deeply moved by the inspiring keynote speakers who shared their journeys of conquering adversity and achieving remarkable success. However, amid the awe-inspiring narratives, I couldn't help but reflect on the countless untold stories of individuals who believe their own experiences are too ordinary or insignificant to share, or perhaps they simply lack an audience. Each one of us carries a unique story, regardless of how seemingly ordinary our lives may appear. These stories, whether we acknowledge them or not, play a pivotal role in shaping our identity, helping [...]

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