How to Avoid Burnout: Ideas for Improving Your Current Condition

Megan Grandinetti
Burnout can have a profound effect on your mental and physical health.

Burnout can have a profound effect on your mental and physical health.

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I once provided a sample list of wellness workshops to a professional development coordinator at a large law firm, including one on “Avoiding Burnout.” In response to my list, the development coordinator told me that the firm would never support a talk that included the word “burnout.” I had to revise my sample list and have my content pre-approved before they agreed to host me as a speaker. Apparently, “burnout” is a bad word.

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