No one is bulletproof. Eventually, everyone will need to confront burnout. The question is, then, how do you do so productively and healthily?
Today, I talk about recovering from burnout. I note the power of small steps and explain why keeping a journal is so helpful. I emphasise the importance of keeping good habits, perhaps especially when you don’t think you need to. I talk about the power of micro-moments of self-care, and I call on you to treat yourself as you would your best friend. I explain how to react to negative emotions, I note that you’re not the only one who struggles, and I discuss the twofold power of staying connected to others and taking personal time. I note the importance of avoiding toxic negativity, and I explain why you should let yourself say no.
“No one is bulletproof. No one is immune to the flames of burnout.”
– Dr Mark Rowe
“Burnout is not final or fatal.”
– Dr Mark Rowe
This week on In the Doctor’s Chair:
- Recovering from burnout
- The power of small steps
- The power of a journal
- The importance of good habits
- The power of micro-moments of self-care
- How to be an encourager
- Avoiding toxic negativity
- The Vitality Mark: Your Prescription for Feeling Energised, Invigorated, Enthusiastic and Optimistic Each Day by Dr Mark Rowe
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