Beating Burnout: Dr Danita ‘Dr D’ Morales Ramos On The 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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14 min readSep 2, 2021

One of the most challenging things for people to do is to recognize and accept burnout and difficulties. I do five things to get my mojo back — accept, assess, address, account, and applaud. The first thing I do is acknowledge that I am burned out. Many people focus too much on “keeping it together” instead of doing what it takes to stay healthy. I acknowledge my experience through self-acceptance. The greatest gift you can give to yourself and accepting where you are in the moment. When I’m frustrated or tired, I admit it and give myself permission to care for myself.

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 Dr. Danita Morales Ramos.

Dr. Danita Morales Ramos, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who has helped thousands globally identify and remove barriers that prevent them from being assertive in their relationships, businesses, and lives. She empowers individuals to overcome “people-pleasing” antics that can cause burnout and emotional distress, limiting them from living their dream lives through her assertiveness coaching. Her direct, no-nonsense approach entails honest yet practical feedback and constructive guidance on strategies to get my clients the