Beating Burnout: Darcie Brown On The 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout

An Interview With Jake Frankel

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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11 min readMar 4, 2023


Create a list of signs that you need to rest or recharge so that you can avoid burnout. It’s so important to be able to catch yourself before you get to the point of feeling burned out. I’d recommend creating a list of signs that you can periodically check in on to make sure you aren’t getting close to burnout.

Millions of Americans are returning back to work after being home during the pandemic. While this has been exciting for many, some are feeling burned out by their work. What do you do if you are feeling burned out by your work? How do you reverse it? How can you “get your mojo back”? What can employers do to help their staff reverse burnout?

In this interview series called “Beating Burnout: 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout,” we are talking to successful business leaders, HR leaders, and mental health leaders who can share insights from their experience about how we can “Beat Burnout.”.

As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Darcie Brown.

Darcie Brown, JD, MA, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in San Diego, CA. Darcie is passionate about living an authentic and purposeful life and supporting her clients in understanding themselves on a deeper level and creating a life that makes them feel content and fulfilled. Darcie has been quoted as a mental health expert in Women’s Health, Bustle, Better by Today, and Best Life and has contributed articles to media outlets including Medium, Elite Daily, and U.S. News & World Report.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Before we dive into the main focus of our interview, our readers would love to “get to know you” a bit better. Can you tell us a bit about your childhood backstory?

I had a really wonderful childhood. I was fortunate that the year I was born, my parents started a financial planning business. Previously they…