It is often said that work has become somewhat of a religion in many Western countries. On-going competition, stress, insecurity, fear of failure – all these factors combined can lead to the emerging condition known as burnout. Statistics show that highly qualified individuals are mostly affected – doctors, managers and very often even chief executive officers with six figure salary checks and offices at the top of skyscrapers battle emotional exhaustion, pessimism and fatigue. Dealing with the condition takes time and patience. Various psychological methods and approaches can help, however they require determination from the individual himself. In order to find out more about burnout, its characteristics and possible means of help – read this book.