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How to Fight Burnout, With Writer Anne Helen Petersen

How to Fight Burnout, With Writer Anne Helen Petersen

It’s very likely that you (and almost everyone around you) are suffering some degree of burnout right about now. Between work, various debts, the pandemic, the financial crisis and the precarious nature of our future, it’s hard to feel like you can stop and take a breather. Fortunately, this week…

How to Know if You’re an Overachiever

How to Know if You’re an Overachiever

Starting when we’re children in school, we’re often labelled based on how other people perceive our “achievement.” Some kids are dubbed “underachievers” if parents or educators don’t believe they’re “living up to their full potential” (whatever that means). On the flip side, others are deemed “overachievers,” if parents and educators…

Plan Your Mental Health Days In Advance

Plan Your Mental Health Days In Advance

Every month, I try to mark off at least one weekend day as a No Plans Day. During that day, I do what might otherwise be considered “nothing;” I read, I nap, maybe I rewatch a favourite movie or TV show, and I spend a lot of time staring into…