“What’s Wrong With Me?” Is The Wrong Question

pre-pandemic hiking adventures in Queensland, Australia

Confession: I’m one of those people who assumes that if something is wrong, it must be my fault. Even where there is zero actual evidence of any causal connection, my brain will somehow find proof that it’s my doing.

Which is why for a long time I thought burning out was my fault.

I didn’t work hard enough, wasn’t strong enough, failed to be a ‘good’ person…

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Co Director of Human Leaders. Wellbeing & burnout author, expert, coach, writer & speaker. Global adventurer. she/her www.salcla.com

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Sally Clarke

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Co Director of Human Leaders. Wellbeing & burnout author, expert, coach, writer & speaker. Global adventurer. she/her www.salcla.com

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