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Burnout

Burnout is a state of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion that emerges from a prolonged period of stress or external demands. When we fail to listen to or are unable to respond to the limits of our internal warnings that we are doing too much, we reach “burnout.” While general symptoms of exhaustion are usually present, the most notable symptom of feeling burnt out is a loss of motivation, especially to complete work or maintain a relationship that was previously important or meaningful to us. This usually stems from feeling that our previous intense efforts have not accomplished the desired results or are now pointless. Fortunately, burnout is not a permanent state, but it takes some care and intention to replenish our spirits and revive.

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The Other Side of Burnout

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What’s expected of women and what it’s really like to be a woman in today’s world are two very different things—and women exhaust themselves trying to close the gap between them.

A Guide to Burnout

Burnout is a state of mental and physical exhaustion that can zap the joy out of your career, friendships, and family interactions.

If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.

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How to Bounce Back from Burnout in 3 Simple Steps | Allan Ting | TEDxWilmingtonLive

Allan Ting shares 17 years of research from the world’s iconic leaders such as Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins, Arianna Huffington, and many others. Having been burned out from work himself and one step away from homelessness, he went on a personal quest to understand the work life balance.

The Joy of Burnout—How the End of the World Can Be a New Beginning

Are you feeling exhausted, hollow, cynical, trapped, angry or just not there? Ill too often or for too long? or do you know someone else who feels like this? These are some of the classic warning signs of burnout. More importantly, they hold out the promise of a whole new life.

A Guide to Burnout

Interested in helping friends, family members, or co-workers who may be experiencing this stressful state? We’ve also included a list of our favorite burnout intervention tips and tricks.

If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal.

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Occupational Burnout: When Work Becomes Overwhelming

Even if you like your job, it’s not unusual to feel "burnout." But the idea of what that means has evolved over time.

Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge, and Reclaim What Matters

It's official. For the first time, the World Health Organization has classified burnout as a health problem. Renowned motivational speaker Eileen McDargh proposes that to tackle it, we must learn to break out of energy-draining thoughts and behaviors.

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