Sue Walker

How to deal with burnout

The World Health Organisation (WHO) identifies burnout out as work-related phenomena. Burnout results from the inability to cope with long-lasting workplace stress, and it typically leaves you feeling: It’s important to realise that burnout is not a weakness. It’s a response to unrelenting stress and it is a signal to slow down, take time out,

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What is Self Care?

Many of us lead busy lives, and often we can get so caught up in the relentless grind of daily activities that our well-being begins to suffer. We might start to ‘cut corners’ in ways that impact our physical and emotional health. For example, staying up late to unwind after a hectic or stressful day,

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What is Positive Psychology?

Positive Psychology takes a different approach to traditional psychology. Where traditionally, the field of psychology has focussed on treating mental health disorders, positive psychology instead switches the focus from what’s wrong, to…how can we make things better, or how can we improve well being. Research has shown that enhancing the following five factors (PERMA) can

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What is Depression?

Depression is a mood disorder. People with depression often feel sad or empty. They might find it hard to be interested in things or find little pleasure in activities. They might lack the motivation to get things done, struggle with sleep, or feel low on energy. They might also have suicidal thoughts. These symptoms can

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