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The definition of a good life has been divided into two main conceptualizations by many great philosophers and thinkers.
New research points out towards the third conceptualization of a good life (besides a happy life and a meaningful one): The psychologically rich life.
It is a life full of intense, deep emotions, complex and diverse mental engagements, and surprising experiences, making the psychologically rich life both pleasant, meaningful and novel. This may or may not involve any kind of economic richness.
No one really talks about it, but a picture-perfect life with a steady office job, nice car, a great family may be satisfying and meaningful but still become monotonous and boring.
The cracks start to show after a few years in the form of mid-life crisis or family issues like marital problems.
One of the worst things burnout does is to take away the pleasure you once had in your work. And even after recovering you might not recapture the same enthusiasm you once had.
Instead of joy, you start to dread each day and your previous passion and excitement get lost. Cynicism, lack of enthusiasm, and feeling disconnected from your work are some of the key signs of occupational burnout.
Work is seen as a source of income and a source of identity. This increases the likelihood of burnout, as it makes a failure in one mean a failure in both.
Blurring the lines between personal and professional life leads us to chase unrealistic deadlines, take on overwhelming workloads, and bring work into all other parts of our lives.