Got burnout? Here’s how you can heal!

Sep 10, 2023, 1:06 PM | Updated: 1:12 pm




SALT LAKE CITY – Are you experiencing burnout these days? Although it’s very hard to overcome, there are ways you can heal from it.

In the latest Let’s Get Moving with Maria podcast episode, Maria Shilaos spoke with Meg Bingham, Certified Stress Management Coach and Founder of The Work-Life Harmony Club, to learn how we can heal from burnout in our workplace and our lifestyle.

Burnout is an experience that so many people suffer from. It’s especially common now with everything that’s happening in our world which we don’t have control over.

“When it comes to the idea of overcoming burnout, I don’t know if it’s necessarily something that can be overcome. It’s more something that we have to heal from and continually work to prevent,” Bingham said.

It is a bit different from depression and stress. People who are diagnosed with depression or anxiety definitely experience burnout, but even those without the diagnosis can feel burnt out.

“When it comes to stress, it’s any type of change that causes physical, emotional, or psychological strain. It’s just your body’s response to anything that requires attention or action,” Bingham said.

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed or unmotivated to do anything, that’s a big sign that you’re stepping into that burnout phase. It’s important to be honest with yourself about the current state of your physical and mental health.

Some tips that Bingham gave that can help you heal from burnout include checking your sleep habits, fueling your body with nutrients, moving your body in a way that makes you feel good, finding social connection, and seeking professional help when necessary.

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