Millions of people feel at the end of their strength. Anyone who overlooks warning signs ends up in burnout or falls ill with depression. This is what happened to our author five years ago. Today, thanks to effective therapy, he is healthy again. A field report.

A man sits on his galloping horse. It seems that he has to go to an important meeting very quickly. Another man is standing by the side of the road. He calls: “Where are you going?” The rider replies: “I have no idea! Ask the horse!” (from Zen Buddhism)