Exhaustion

Exhaustion

Erin was a corporate lawyer who worked ten-hour days, five days a week.  On the weekend she would try to make time for herself but instead found herself worrying about work, answering emails and going over paperwork.  By the time Sunday came, she couldn’t get...
Play versus academics and work

Play versus academics and work

Annie was only 12, but she already felt burnt out.  Every morning she woke up at 6 am so that she could catch the bus at 6:45. She rarely had time for breakfast.  She had gone to bed at 10 pm the night before because her homework was more than usual.  She thought of...
Automatic pilot

Automatic pilot

Joey As an intern in the emergency room, Joey was always on autopilot.  He felt like he ran from room to room trying to manage crises, follow protocol, and stay out of the way of the doctors.  He loved what he did, but he was always going.  He didn’t have time to...