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How To Avoid Burnout In The Middle Of A Pandemic

How To Avoid Burnout In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged stress. Given the nonstop barrage of stressors these past few months, many of us are probably well on our way to developing burnout, if we aren’t there already.

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…