Posts Tagged ‘Annual leave’

Inability to ‘switch off’ causes burnouts, say experts

October 7, 2013

So I switched off from patients and INTERNET once out of clinic…i.e. rest for 12 hrs, after working 12 hrs every day…No hand-phone. Just watch TV, exercise, play with grandchildren, sleep, bath, shaving, eating…etc.

I like the saying, “Change of work is rest”…So day time while seeing pts…I switched to do Human Rights Campaign for Muslims from Myanmar. This allowed me to work 12 hr a day, 7 days per week and 363 days per year for 37 yrs…non stop. By the way my off days R one day each for Eids or Hari Raya days. But I have even worked on the evening and night duties on the eves and on the Eid or Ray days when I was young.

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