Avoiding and Overcoming Burnout
Burnout is a state of mental and physical exhaustion that can zap the joy out of your career, friendships, and family interactions. While this topic may not be the most exciting one to listen to, it is one of the most necessary ones to discuss in our industry. Working in any nonprofit industry can definitely lead to burnout quickly if one ignores the signs and take precautions for avoiding it altogether. In this episode, Laura identifies the signs and stages of burnout, how to prevent it and if you are experiencing it, steps you can take to overcome it.
Here is a sneak peek of the convo:
[04:17] What exactly is burnout and why is it concerning to you as a professional
[7:10] The 12 stages of burnout; what they are and how they progress.
[15:15] Specific action steps one should take to avoid burnout altogether.
[26:23] "NO" is a perfectly good answer and how to set boundaries at work.
[32:04] The one thing you must do for yourself at work to balance out your workload.
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