Posts tagged with: burnout

Joyful Adaptation in the Workplace

As a corporate chaplain, I’ve seen the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workforce. It’s been over three years since the shutdown, and yet the ripple effects of a backed-up production and manufacturing industry are still felt by many companies.

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Reassessing Our Relationship with Work and Rest

The other night, when the sky was dark and all was quiet in the house, and when I was fast asleep, I found myself startled awake by the abrupt opening of my bedroom door.

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Resources for When Work Is Difficult

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, it felt like we slipped from relative calm into utter chaos overnight. On Thursday evening, I met my best friend for coffee at our favorite local spot. The next morning, we received a notice from my boys’ school that at-home learning would begin that day.

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The Weary Worker Rejoices

I am weary and so are you. I learned why from a treasured mentor. “The pandemic was not one crisis,” he explained, “it was four crises. We experienced a health crisis, an economic crisis, a racial crisis, and a political crisis all at the same time.” The crises washed over us like waves.

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