Who is the saboteur? The unconscious in everyday life

Have you ever felt so tired that you couldn’t think?

July 06, 2021 Dr Mike Drayton
Who is the saboteur? The unconscious in everyday life
Have you ever felt so tired that you couldn’t think?
Show Notes

Have you ever felt really exhausted, but at the same time unable to switch off, relax or even sleep? Do you ever feel cynical about your job and wonder what the point of it all is? If you have experienced any of the above, you may be on the road to burnout.

This is a book about burnout – the biggest public health crisis of the 21st century. Burnout is a visceral physical experience. It’s the exhaustion, the anxiety, the sick feeling in your stomach. Burnout is also in your head. It’s the cynicism, negativity and detachment from work and people. It’s the inability to think clearly, the absence of mental well-being. People on the road to burnout are often clinically anxious and depressed...

This podcast is the introduction to my new book Anti-burnout: How to Create a Psychologically Safe and High-performance Organisation.  Now available from Amazon, on kindle or hardback.