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"I'm sick and tired of 'Generally Accepted Accounting Principles'."
Tags:accounting principle, accounting principles, generally accepted, burnout, burnouts, breakdown, breakdowns, break-down, break-downs, burn-out, burn-outs, bookkeeper, bookkeepers, bookkeep, bookkeeps, accountant, accountants, office job, office cubicle, office cubicles, rebellion, rebellions, rebelling, rebellious
'Believe me, we've tried everything... All we get is a 'click-click-whirrr' kind of noise, a big 'CLUNK' and then NOTHING!'
"Success came too early. When he was ten, he hit three homers in three times up in the Little League, and nothing has seemed worth while since."
Tags:success, early success, early successes, burnout, burnouts, burned out, burning out, glory days, little league, baseball, baseballs, baseball player, baseball players, homer, homers, home run, home runs, peaked, peaked early, peaking early, peaked too soon, loser, losers, slacker, slackers, manchildren, glory years, high school, elementary school, sports star, sports stars
'Oh, you're crazy, I'm crazy, WE'RE ALL CRAZY!'
Burnt Out and Eureka Moments.
"I think that might have been one deadline too many for Tim!"
"The workload is crushing me, I can't sleep..."
Pre-vacation-burn-out radiology reports.
'It happens every year. We come here to decompress a bit, and my husband completely deflates!'
"Let's check the attendance for a third time just to be sure."
"Sorry for the confusion. By promising you an appreciation lunch, I'm simply allowing you to take one. Be back in thirty minutes."
Tags:job perk, job perks, appreciation lunch, appreciation lunches, bonus, bonus, employee perk, employee perks, burnout, burnouts, burned out, overwork, overworked, overworking, boss, bosses, office politics, corporate culture, underappreciated, exploit, exploited, exploitative, worker, workers, reward, rewards, stingy, stinginess
"I'm taking some time off to get away from the stress. See you in ten years."
"May her soul rest in peace."
Tags:overwork, overworked, burned out, burnout, burnouts, burn out, burn outs, burning out, burnt out, overtime, overtime pay, stress, stressing, stressed, rip, rest in peace, work, works, life, lives, balance, balances, balancing, career, careers, personal life, personal lives, short life, short lives, mortality, mortal
'I'm getting mixed signals. First the boss tells me that I never really caught fire around here then he tells me that I suffer from burnout.'
"Your honour, is it a crime to take a catnap when you're so dog-tired?"
"Worst case of month-end burnout I ever saw."
"Oh no...that's the third substitute teacher this month!"
"...and at work, Doctor, I feel all the paperwork I have to do is taking the joy out of my chosen profession!"
Tags:overwork, stress, burnouts, burn out, paper pusher, paper pushers, paper-pusher, paper-pushers, bureaucracies, bureaucrat, bureaucrats, burn outs, burnout, paperwork, bureaucracy, red tape, depression, psychiatrist, psychiatry, joy of work, joy of working, job satisfaction, overworked, workload, workloads
"Okay. . . so what's the bad news?"
"It's time you took a vacation, John. I said to 'marinate'... not 'palpate' the liver!"
Tags:burnout, burnouts, burned out, burn-out, burn-outs, stress, breakdown, breakdowns, stressful, stressfulness, stressed, stressed out, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, break, breaks, overwork, overworked, overworking, overworks, marinate, palpate, exhaustion, stressful job, stressful jobs, stressful lifestyle, stressful lifestyles
Took On Too Much
"No, I'm not the mugging victim... I'm a nurse. I always look like this at the end of my shift."