How to Avoid Burnout (At Work & At Home)

Hi all,

Today’s Dr. C post is a two-video special on different techniques to help you manage burnout, for you to practice at home and at work. We all suffer from it at different times: burn out! We’re just pooped - we have a lot going on: work deadlines, school papers, exams, etc. But did you know there are some techniques we can use to avoid it? That’s why we’re looking at ways to reduce or eliminate that feeling of being burnt out in two videos for you to practice at work, and at home!


What is burn out?

Burn out is that feeling of constantly feeling exhausted and stressed out to the point that you begin questioning whether what you’re doing really matters or whether you even want to continue doing it. It doesn’t matter if it’s your dream job, or it’s part of your goal - burn out can come from a very positive thing too, that is simply exhausting you. That’s why the goal is not to remove the activity you’re doing, but instead find different ways of tackling burn out, so it doesn’t affect your performance and you are happier as a result.

How to manage burn out with tips to practice at work

The first video tackles ways of getting through that burn out feeling with tips to practice at work. They include limiting screen time, learning to say no, and taking breaks, among others and we go into detail as to how to do each one. So take a look:

how to manage burn out with tips to practice at home

In the video below, we go into detail on tips to help you avoid burn out that you can practice at home. These include having a self care routine and finding a hobby among others, so be sure to check out the video below for an in-depth look at these tips to manage and avoid burn out.

DISCLAIMER: Information being provided on this page is general in nature and is not intended to replace or serve as therapy. Should you be experiencing emotional distress or difficulties at school, work, or with relationships, it is encouraged that you contact your insurance health provider to locate a mental health professional in your area. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing thoughts of harming yourself or others at your nearest emergency room.