People today are very susceptible to emotional exhaustion, with today's
economy being what it is--and with the media utterly distending it
according to their story-selling philosophy of "if it bleeds, it leads."
Besides economic stress, exhaustion may be brought on by several
different emotional root causes.
Consider the priest or minister who has to be able to switch between different roles quickly and easily, all the while dealing with the dynamics of different people's grief, despair, hope, wishful thinking, and demands of their personal beliefs.
A priest or minister must be wise, celebratory, or sympathetic as the situation demands. Is it a funeral? A wedding? A sermon? A one on one heart-to-heart with a church member? No mater what, he's expected to be all things to all people.
What can you do to make sure that you remain healthy while facing any of these factors?
Emotional exhaustion can sneak into your life. Don't allow that to happen.
Emotional exhaustion itself via fatigue, is a physical and emotional depleted state. There are two main factors, job demands and an endless stress chain.
Research of Maslack and Jackson gave emotional exhaustion three conceptualized component, and termed it, Burnout.
It has three interrelated parts,
There are two images below, the purpose of these images is to show two individual that appears to be on top of the world.
The first expired 1592, the second expired 1823. They were general practitioners, two gentlemen who dedicated their lives helping others live healthy lives.
Statistical research indicates that General Practitioners have the highest level of burnouts. With this knowledge, the question arises, what do you do when the one you trust to keep you fit and healthy, has burned out?
The today's world is much more demanding than the world of the renaissance.
If you are experiencing burnout, please use the material on the left and this column to get help, so that you can live a life of peace, and love with an exuberant spirit.