5 Easy Ways to Avoid Burnout
Burnout – we’ve all been there. We working too many hours, juggling projects and then there’s stress, we all have too much stress. It can be overwhelming and brings us to the end our rope.
We’re tired, can’t concentrate and not getting things done. We’re burned out.
Try these tips on avoiding burnout or if it’s already here – how to deal with it.
Help others – volunteer and giving your time and skills to change the lives of others will make you feel good and will revitalize you.
Exercise – getting regular exercise is an important way to make a real difference and reduce burnout.
Meditate – 5-10 minutes daily help center you and keep you feeling better. There are apps to make it easy to remember. A few deep breaths, quiet, and you’re refreshed and ready.
Just stop – the phase stop and smell the roses has a point. Take a minute and stop. Take a walk, call a friend or pet your dog or cat.
Get away – a day off, a long weekend or a real vacation – taking time off to enjoy yourself. Unplug. Turn off your phone, shut down your computer and take care of yourself. Most of us are spending so much time working we have very little “me” time. Schedule some time for yourself away from all the noise and stress. Even 30 minutes can make a difference. Relax.
Figure what you love and do it – A hobby, a project, something that gives you joy to avoid burnout.