The Comforter: A Journey Through Grief

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Healing takes time, so be patient with the process you are going through. In these dysfunctional situations, the preacher is more than just a preacher. Christina Maslach, who described burnout as 'a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion marked by physical depletion and chronic fatigue, feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, and by development of a negative self-concept and negative attitudes towards work, life and other people', offers the following signs: (1) Decreased energy -'keeping up the speed' becomes increasingly difficult; (2) feeling of failure in vocation; (3) reduced sense of reward in return for pouring so much of self into the job or project; (4) a sense of helplessness and inability to see a way out of problems; and (5) cynicism and negativism about self, others, work and the world generally.

Pages: 32

Publisher: Multnomah Pub (January 1990)

ISBN: 0880703318

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