mental fatigue

A 27-post collection


Emotional exhaustion has been described as the core symptom of burnout. Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI) is an instrument that allows exploring exhaustion in more detailed and also studying the individual’s attribution of exhaustion to specific domains in life. Furthermore, the three scales predicted future sickness absence, sleep problems, use of pain-killers, and intention to quit. Furthermore, the three scales predicted future sickness absence, sleep problems, use of pain-killers, and intention to quit. The 3 burnout scales concern to 3 domains: Personal burnout - a generic scale to be responded by all persons Work-related burnout - a work-related scale to...

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Decision Fatigue happens when we make too many choices, for long periods of time in maximum focus and concentration, it can also be called of Brain Drain. Decision fatigue may seem odd, if you pass eight hours, sited in a chair. You may not feel physically tired, but you are low on mental energy and that makes you feel tired all the time. “According to multiple sources on the Internet, the average amount of remotely conscious decisions an adult makes each day equals about 35,000.” Here are some signs you might be suffering from decision fatigue or brain drain:...

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Promoting a trust culture is all about caring for the others and be able to empathize and ask the question “How can I help you?”. “It’s about attending to the other, which means paying attention to one another, listening with fascination to each other, understanding what they think their challenge is, empathizing and then taking intelligent and supportive action to help each other.” As we mentioned on our last post “Culture eats strategy for breakfast - If you do not invest time and resources in change management, people and cultural issues will eat all your anticipated synergies for breakfast—...

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A simple definition of what means to be leading by example could be that “authentic leaders align people around shared purpose and values, and empower them to lead authentically to create value for all stakeholders.” “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” –Theodore Roosevelt But serious leaders understand that both by design and default, they’re always leading by example. “A great personal brand isn’t an artificial construct. A great personal brand – like a great company brand – is authentic. (…) When a personal brand is an authentic extension of the...

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Pressures, stresses, burnout, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, the correlation between “out-sourcing” and the increasing feelings of job insecurity, the development of a “workaholic” culture, headaches, dizziness, muscle pain, digestive problems, cardiovascular disease and musculoskeletal disorders, what they all have in common? Some of them are the cause, others the effect, some are related to Mental Health and other to Physical Health but at the end, all of them have a negative impact on the level of job satisfaction. “ A meta-analysis of almost 500 studies of job satisfaction, incorporating over 250 000 employees in a large variety of different organisations based throughout...

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