While most of us may never run the Boston marathon, a lot of us are running marathons of our own kind keeping a frenetic pace going at work that would exhaust any athlete. We have a tendency to downplay the energy required to sustain intellectual work. Eventually we begin to falter and burnout sets in. Symptoms can include a dramatic drop in motivation, increased procrastination, diminished productivity and a variety of health issues.
My article in Slaw.ca this month focuses on a couple of different approaches to sustaining energy levels from my own practice and the work of Tony Schwartz and Beth Sawi. To learn more and read the complete article click here.