5 Ways to Avoid Burnout Video

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Watch this video and discover 5 things you can do to avoid burnout.

We've all felt stressed and overworked at times. But feeling like this for a long time can lead to burnout.

You might feel tired, tearful and irritable. These are all symptoms of burnout. But we can avoid it with these five steps:

  1. Take control of your workload. This will help you to prioritize your tasks and will prevent you from becoming overwhelmed.
  2. Work with purpose. Focus on the tasks that you enjoy the most and find the most meaningful.
  3. Give to others. Making someone feel good can help to re-energize you too.
  4. Exercise regularly. Exercise can help you to relax and it creates a sense of wellbeing.
  5. Learn to manage stress. Keep a stress diary or meditate. This will help you to keep calm even when things get tough.

For more information on how you can avoid burnout, read the article here.

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  • Over a month ago BillT wrote
    Hi Crystal1977,

    Thank you for that positive feedback.

    Mind Tools Team
  • Over a month ago Crystal1977 wrote
    Great and useful video!
  • Over a month ago BillT wrote
    Hi toni_radway,

    I'm sorry that you were not able to view the video. I just tried it, and I can see the image no problem. The meditative music is the background theme to the presentation images. Could you share what browser you are using?
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