Design For Life
Advice column: My high-pressure job is putting too much strain on me and my family
This week, psychotherapist Siobhán Murray helps a reader to recognise the signs of burnout and advises how to approach the issue with his employer
I am a man in my late 30s and work a very high-pressure job. I consider myself lucky – I have a good position that pays well, a wife whom I love and two young children. But I increasingly feel miserable.
I am always exhausted, stressed and irritable. I rarely leave the office before 6pm, never mind 5pm. The emails start pinging on my phone from 7am, greeting me as soon as I ...