Investigating Burnout – Getting Burned Out?

“...in trying to keep his ideal world as upright as possible, it is terminated... inevitably leading to a collapse, Ben is diagnosed with burnout... Now the battle begins, against depression, self-doubt and prejudice. But also, the path to independent life begins...” [1]   These words are from the play, “Das Burnout”, which premiered last year … Continue reading Investigating Burnout – Getting Burned Out?

Second Blooming: Age-related Positivity Effect

"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent-  that is to triumph over old age."  Thomas Bailey Aldrich [1] By examining the faces on famous paintings in galleries, we conventionally see wisdom, nobleness, and dignity; but also melancholy, loneliness, and fatigue. Happy, vigorous, and cheerful characters are rarely found in canvases. Particularly, … Continue reading Second Blooming: Age-related Positivity Effect