Tag: Mental Health

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Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition

Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition

Most of us have experienced a vague sense of feeling “burned out” by work, but now there’s a specific definition for what that actually means. The World Health Organization recently updated their International Classification of Disease codes (ICD-11) to define burnout as a syndrome with three dimensions. The new definition doesn’t mean that burnout (or,...

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This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist gave us advice for how to get over it. It can be difficult to know the difference between having social anxiety and being awkward, introverted, or shy. The American Psychological Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders defines social anxiety as “a persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations”...