Dr. Lass has Mental Wellness Article featured on thriveglobal.com

Dr. Lass has Mental Wellness Article featured on thriveglobal.com
04.06.2018

“Positive stress is a double-edged sword. It releases energy for you to float high on the tides of life, but can just as quickly turn against you…”

With burnout being one of the most common byproducts of our always-on society, it should not be taken so lightly. Burnout can have adverse effects on not only an individual’s mental wellness, but also a business’ profitability. 

In her latest article, “Burnout – I Can Handle Anything!”, published on Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, Dr. Lass explores the topic of burnout. 

Dr. Lass looks into the differences between positive and negative stress, the early warning signs and five distinct phases of burnout and concludes with posing the question of how society as a whole should have a rethink towards the definition of success.

WHAT IS BUNRNOUT AND WHY AVOIDING IT IS KEY TO MENTAL WELLNESS?

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m exhausted”, or “I’m dead tired”? This is often how people unknowingly express the sensation of burnout. It’s widely known that burnout is closely linked with stress, but it is much more than just being tired and it is often the case that the seriousness of burnout is overlooked.

But what are the different kinds of stress in relation to burnout? What are the early warning signs of burnout we need to spot? What are the five distinct phases of burnout? And is it time we revaluate what we deem success to mean in our modern world?

 
READ THE FULL ARTICLE @ THRIVE GLOBAL HOMEPAGE

 

It doesn’t have to be this way! Stress and burnout can both be easily prevented for you and your team. What is needed is a new and proactive approach in the form of Wellness Orbit’s mental wellness e-training ‘Performing Under Pressure.