Chapter 4. Thank God for Burnout

  1. Stephen G. Wright FRCN MBE

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470777923.ch4

Reflections on Spirituality and Health

Reflections on Spirituality and Health

How to Cite

Wright, S. G. (2005) Thank God for Burnout, in Reflections on Spirituality and Health, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470777923.ch4

Author Information

  1. St Martin's College, Carlisle Sacred Space Foundation

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564689

Online ISBN: 9780470777923

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Keywords:

  • burnout;
  • spiritual;
  • unholy work;
  • healthcare;
  • cynicism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Burned-Out Healthcare Worker – A Spiritual Crisis

  • Holidays and Holy-Days

  • Burnout as a Blessing

  • Changing the World – Staying the Same

  • Holism and Unholy Work

  • Everything is Connected