Stress and Its Ugly Cousins

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From the outside looking in, BO looks like lack of engagement, like the person no longer cares about the job. Burnout sounds like sarcasm. Burnout feels like deep-down-to-the-marrow exhaustion. Burnout is the reason that the once exuberant I-don’t-do-this-for-the-money worker now says, “You can’t pay me enough to keep doing this job.”

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“Nostalgia is also a dangerous form of comparison. Think about how often we compare our lives to a memory that nostalgia has so completely edited that it never really existed.”

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