Jen Fisher, Chief Well-Being Officer at Deloitte, wonders why people suffering from burnout are often less empathetic, understanding and feel judged.
Are you also convinced that self-development is only possible if you take a training or find a coach? Wrong! To give yourself real opportunities for growth, you need something completely different and unexpected: vacation […]
Have you ever experienced suddenly reaching the bottom of a bag of chips or wanting to snack on a bar of chocolate and being surprised to find that you already finished the whole thing? […]
The French say “reculer pour mieux sauter”: taking a few steps back to better jump forward. And there is definitely a lot of value in this statement.
In June 2021, an interesting article by Lucy McBride, a physician in Washington, appeared in The Atlantic with the telling title “By now, burnout is a given”. In it, she describes how the pandemic […]
In the summer of 2018, I wrote a book entitled “From prosperity to happiness at work”. It examines what causes the stress and burn-out epidemic that we are seeing across the world today. Many issues […]
How’s your sleeping? Sleep is one of those things we often pay little attention to unless you have a sleep disorder or have difficulty getting enough. What’s the link between our brain and sleep? […]
Franz Kafka wrote: “One sees the sun slowly set, yet one is surprised when it suddenly becomes dark.” This sentence captures the essence of those who are “suddenly” confronted with a burn-out. Many of them […]
“What’s a telephone?” asks a 6-year-old boy. “It’s a mobile phone with a wire attached to it!” his slightly older sister proudly answers. “Grandma has one of those” she adds for clarification. I chuckle […]
From safety and well-being at work to happiness at work As Belgians, we are world record holders in imposing administrative formalities. This is not a Tryangle statement, but a statement made by Prof. Jan Van […]
In February 2019, the same headline made the news twice in quick succession: house burned down due to charging a battery at night. My attention was immediately drawn, because, just like the radio DJ […]
“In our day, burn-out didn’t exist”. Do your (grand)parents say that too? And are they right? Today, everyone knows at least someone who suffers or has suffered burn-out. Or maybe you have experienced first-hand […]
Did you know that in the Middle Ages a person processed as many information stimuli during his lifetime as we do today in the course of one day? Over the years, this (r)evolution has manifested […]