Entries by Helen Crossland

Stress vs burnout — what’s the difference?

  In the workplace, the words stress and burnout are often used interchangeably. However, they’re two completely different states of mind that shouldn’t be confused with one another.Burnout is a cycle of negative emotions that’s often a result of investing too much into something physically, emotionally, and intellectually for extended periods of time. It’s like […]

High functioning anxiety

I meet more and more clients who are beyond capable yet struggling with their inner dialogue.  On the surface they  appear to be,  and often are are;   supremely talented, operating at  a senior level, calm and  collected…… yet  the person  is exhausted, anxious and full of self doubt. This diagram really resonated with me because […]

What killed the frog?

I use this a lot in coaching. #stress #Resilience #wellbeing Put a frog into a vessel filled with water and start heating the water. As the temperature of the water begins to rise, the frog adjust its body temperature accordingly. The frog keeps adjusting its body temperature with the increasing temperature of the water. Just […]