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Maintaining a Positive outlook – Mindfulness Matters

I’ve always been someone that struggles maintaining a healthy balance in life – a positive outlook. I confessed to myself a while ago that I was a burnout junkie, but that’s only the first step in the long journey to mindfulness. Jon Kabat Zinn, the creator of the centre of mindfulness in medicine, defines mindfulness as: Paying attention; On purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. This is a great little intro, it’s the act of living in the moment, not overthinking or  ...

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Suffering in Silence: Confessions of a Burnout

It’s so easy to become overloaded with work and life that you burnout completely.  You burn so fast and bright that you end up burning yourself out until you’re just a puddle of wax on the table. But feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated is only natural when your working 16hrs days, especially if your working from home, living in the same space you work. I’ve personally been suffering a lot with burnout and stress, and I’m only just managing to crawl myself out of the  ...

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