Previously I wrote about my own crisis that really wasn’t one because I properly triaged the situation.
Urgencies - when we worry and inflate them into a mini-crisis - can be a major source of burnout.
Here are some great starting points on how to manage the next problem that lands at your feet:
Thinking about your own life:
The worry in a non-emergency is often more time-consuming and stressful than the actual problem.
I’d love to hear how you determine whether something is an actual crisis or an urgency. Just reply to this email if you have anything to share with me.
Dr. Kevin Mailo