Burnout Part II, Designing the Life You Would Prefer: Burnout Mitigation

“With respect to the Army, I believe burnout to be the gravest threat we face to resiliency, readiness, and retention.” All who study the phenomenon of burnout will tell you: prevention is best.  It is best not to wait until you are experiencing deep stages of burnout to begin to make some changes to address… Continue reading Burnout Part II, Designing the Life You Would Prefer: Burnout Mitigation

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Christian Generosity and Bearing the Family Likeness of the Household of God

One of the greatest ways in which we reflect the glory of God is in Christian generosity.  When we are generous like our Father in heaven has been generous, the reward we ought to be looking for is not “when you give you will receive more,” although this is often true.  No, the reward is… Continue reading Christian Generosity and Bearing the Family Likeness of the Household of God

The Real Plague: Burnout

Perhaps the greatest threat to the workforce in the 21st Century is a newly designated phenomenon called occupational burnout. The phenomenon is not new, and it has been studied from a variety of disciplinary angles before. My mother used to ominously call its more serious stages, “a nervous breakdown.” What is new is that the… Continue reading The Real Plague: Burnout

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