Wednesday July 15, 2020

How to bounce back from burnout

Siobhán Murray spent her early professional life as a music-industry minder, staying out late with the stars. Having re-trained as a psychotherapist, her book The Burnout Solution is full of tools for when the going gets overwhelmingly tough

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
27th January, 2019
Siobhán Murray, who worked in the record industry for years, has produced a self-help book for people who feel they can no longer cope Pic: Bryan Meade

Siobhán Murray still sighs ruefully when she thinks back to the acknowledgements on the liner notes of the hit record Inner City Life, made by drum ‘n’ bass artist Goldie, who, back in the 1990s, was a mainstream superstar. In the credits, Goldie gives a special thanks to ‘Gracie’, his assistant. “‘Gracie’ was his name for me,” Murray says, with a laugh. “Because he had seen the movie State of Grace, about the Irish-Italian mafia....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

There is a point of pride in the Irish household about never turning the heating on outside the months of October to March, no matter what the weather’s like

Nadine O’Regan | 3 days ago

Cate Blanchett plays the formidable Phyllis Schlafly in Mad Men writer’s complex Mrs America, which charts the rise of feminism

Emmanuel Kehoe | 3 days ago

As a teenager, I loved my first experience working legally in the US. Trump’s abrupt decision to ban new visas will deprive many of our under-25s of a similar adventure

Nadine O’Regan | 2 weeks ago