resilience starts with information
Managerial burnout – whose responsibility is it?
Peter was in a restaurant when the first panic attack happened. He was completely overwhelmed by it and had no idea what caused it. When he calmed down, he began to reflect on his recent failed promotion opportunity, which he had been working relentlessly to achieve.
He began to feel exhausted and had trouble getting out of bed in the morning.
Peter continued to work – ignoring his doctor’s advice of three weeks’ bed rest – fearing that time out would impact his chances for future promotion or that he might even lose his job. Burnout was not something that was taken seriously in the company and he would feel less than a man to admit that he could not cope with his job pressures.
Subsequently, depressive anxiety was diagnosed requiring a long course of counselling and anti-depressants. It took Peter two years to recover…
Understanding Resilience Through A Wealth Psychology Expert’s Eyes
“In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” —Robert Frost
We’ve all heard the saying “life goes on” and whether or not we’ve used it meaningful or on the surface, chances are there have been times in our lives where this quote helped us move past something challenging. Resiliency is a characteristic we all need at various points in our lives in order to embrace life’s challenges and come out on the other side healthy and, preferably, stronger.
With that in mind, I have been interviewing a series of colleagues and friends with varying backgrounds to get their take on resilience and its meaning. This week, I spoke with Wealth Psychology Expert and Author Kathleen Burns Kingsbury to find out why resilience is important to…
This Anxiety-Inducing Video Shows More Than 100 Years of Climate Change in 20 Seconds
NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed this year that 2016 really was the hottest year on record… again.
That might not seem so alarming – after all, climate and weather trends come and go. But the reality is that, regardless of how much the planet’s temperature has changed over its 4.5 billion years of existence, it’s nothing compared to what we’ve seen in the past century.
XKCD made that abundantly clear with this incredible infographic that takes a big-picture view of climate change throughout human history.
But a timeline is one thing – it’s another thing entirely to see that average temperature creep up and creep up, year-on-year, in this stress-inducing 20-second time-lapse, released by NASA…