of this has changed. In the past, people may have taken a course or
trained in a specific career, such as accountancy or carpentry. But today, it is common for people to have three or more, retraining several times as they move from one career to another.
Burnout is the result of prolonged stress. In the discipline of psychology, the term stress is defined as a state of psycho-physiological arousal. It is virtually impossible to discuss psychological stress without describing the physiological state that accompanies it. The dynamics of stress demonstrate the close interaction between the mind and body in human behaviour.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues its grip on the
world, many countries are encouraging people to stay in to avoid
catching the virus or self-isolate when they start to show symptoms.
However, this can have an effect on our mental health.
The UK Government recently announced that they are cutting
funding for over 5000 further education courses due to poor attendance
numbers. You could think that these courses are being cut because they
are niche courses, but they include courses such as hair dressing,
agriculture, horticulture, performing arts, cooking and horse care. In
the modern world, we still need the people who are able to grow our
crops and tend to our plants. We still need people who are knowledgeable
about animals and their care.