Burnout or Menopause?

burnout or menopause

Wednesday, 18th October is World Menopause Day and so I thought this would be a good time to share with you something I’ve come across as a well-being coach, which is thinking you’re experiencing burnout when it could be the Menopause! For example……. Then, you could be suffering from burnout – but it could be … Read more

Well-being Event – Meet Dr. Catherine Buchan

I am pleased to announce that I will be exhibiting at the wonderful well-being event that is the Suffolk Mind, Body, Spirit Festival this year. I will be available over the weekend to answer your questions about stress, how to prevent burnout, how to boost your well-being and anything you want to know about my … Read more

Recovery from Burnout

recovery from burnout

Is it easy to recover? Burnout is complex. Factors that contribute to burnout aren’t only personal ones, such as what we perceive as stressful or striving for perfection at all costs for example, but also job-related or organisation-related factors too. However, the good news is that mild burnout can be relatively easy to recover from, … Read more

Burnout Symptoms – What to look out for

The Three Main Symptoms. Burnout is a growing global problem. In recent years it’s been classified by the World Health Organisation (2019) as an “occupational phenomenon”, i.e., a work-related syndrome. Burnout is a complex issue. It can negatively impact our mental, emotional and physical health the ability to perform at work, our relationships and our … Read more

Stress and Burnout

stress and burnout

Acute Stress – The “Safe” Stress We all experience stress at some point in life. This stress usually lasts for only a short period of time. This type of stress is called acute stress. When we experience acute stress, the part of the brain which is central to managing our response to fear, the amygdala, … Read more


On Sunday 10th October 2021 we celebrate World Mental Health Day. The World Health Organisation states that “mental health is fundamental to our collective and individual ability as humans to think, emote, interact with each other, earn a living and enjoy life” and it is such an integral aspect of health that “there is no … Read more