So you’re working from home, but you’re still stressed out? Your commute has disappeared and in theory you should have more time, in practice juggling is harder than ever. It’s hard to stay focused. You’re working longer hours. Colleagues are irritating you and they’re not even in the same room. Your short fuse extends to your family and friends. What’s going on? You might be experiencing burnout. Here are 10 things you need to know about burnout.
The world around us impacts our mind on a conscious and unscious level. What we are not aware of, can rule us. Automatic body and behavioural responses occur in many situations, but especially when we find ourselves under stress. It’s easy to get lost in the constant stream of negative media and daily deluge of pandemic news. When you’re stressed, your body is a source of data: The Power of Somatic Mindfulness to build resilience
This week food writer and activist Jack Monroe asked “What does burnout look like?”. It’s a brave question, one that we’re sometimes afraid to ask out loud. At Koru we’ve recently seen an increase in burnout for our clients. With the addition of a global pandemic on top of every day pressures, it’s hardly surprising. We’re all feeling more stressed.
Dealing with unexpected, stressful events is the cornerstone of sustainable performance. The ability to cultivate adaptive resilience is crucial in the uncertain, volatile and complex world post Covid19. One thing is for sure, there is no new global “normal”. So how can you adapt, thrive and survive? Adaptive Resilience in the Real world The last …
The concept of periodisation has long been used to plan and optimise the performance of elite athletes. These performance psychology principles can be used to sustain high performance, building workplace resilience and wellbeing. Here’s how to borrow work periodisation performance hacks from sports psychology.