Anna Pinkerton

The One Thing to do When You're on the Verge of Burning Out

The One Thing to do When You’re on the Verge of Burning Out

What should you do when you’re on the verge of burnout? If stress, anxiety and/or depression is weighing heavy on your shoulders and you feel as though you can’t take another second of it, it’s time to take a step back and re-evaluate your life. If you’re on the cusp of burnout, you need help. In my …

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My Story

My Story

I once thought that I knew everything there is to know about burnout trauma and PTSD. But, as it turns out, there’s a huge difference between thinking you know what someone is going through and actually experiencing it for yourself. And, in this heartfelt episode of The Kindness Incorporated Podcast (and video series), I open up …

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Early Signs of Burnout, in Thoughts and Feeling - Part 2

Early Signs of Burnout, in Thoughts and Feeling – Part 2

When someone is on the verge of burnout, signs can manifest as negative thoughts and feelings as a result of mental and/or physical exhaustion. Problems that you could once solve with your eyes closed suddenly seem insurmountable. Everything looks colourless, like your life is drained from the vibrancy and energy it once had. Thoughts and feelings are …

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Early Signs of Burnout, in Thoughts and Feelings - Part 1

Early Signs of Burnout, in Thoughts and Feelings – Part 1

Anyone can experience burnout.   Unfortunately, nobody is truly exempt from it, but there are early warning signs that you can look out for in yourself and others to help prevent burnout.     Burnout often occurs when someone is suffering from chronic work stress and disengagement. They might not be showing many outwardly signs that …

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Who Burns Out?

Who Burns Out?

Is anyone exempt from burnout? Although burnout can affect anyone at any time, there are a few similar characteristics that most people with burnout seem to experience. If you notice any of these characteristics in yourself, it’s a clear sign that you could be on a fast road to becoming someone who burns out. High-achievers …

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