A Sad Note From Opportunity


Missed Opportunity

Opportunity…

A stealthy suitor who knocks but once, is glimpsed swaying and twirling enchantingly to this moment’s tune.

Thrilling in anticipation of leading a brave soul through delightful new steps, sadly leaves life’s gala all too often, having only danced alone, lacking a willing partner, who forever regrets not accepting the invitation of a lifetime.

What is opportunity trying to whisper to you?  Will you dance with opportunity or drink with regret?  Do you surround yourself with wise enough counsel to discern opportunities for purposeful growth versus tempting self-destruction? The music is playing. Will you have this dance?

Do you have a story to share about an encounter with Opportunity?  Did you say yes or no to the opportunity? How was your life different as a result of your choice? Here’s the perfect opportunity to share your story. Will you please?

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Unplug and Recharge: When Burnout Fries Your Motivation by Joan Borysenko


Burned Out

Image by Joriel "Joz" Jimenez via Flickr

Author Joan Borysenko references Berkeley psychologist Christina Maslach‘s scale that measures the three basic components of the burnout syndrome:

1) emotional exhaustion and physical depletion;

2) loss of empathy;

3)  decrease in self-confidence and competence.

Fizzling out or burnout starts by over working and under resting.  Read some simple tips to recharging that can get you back to living Fired Up!

Unplug and Recharge: When Burnout Fries Your Motivation by Joan Borysenko.

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