Accept it. As a proud person, just accepting that I couldn’t do it all was a hard task in itself. I suffered from burnout in my early 20’s because, at that age, I thought I was limitless. I thought that I could work all hours of the day and still work out, see friends, network, travel, etc. and not feel any negative effects. Don’t make the same mistake I did and ignore your body’s cry for help. Accepting that you’re burnt-out shows that you’re ready to take action towards feeling better instead of just putting your head down and trying to power through a problem that won’t go away on it’s own.
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 Jen Alico.
Jen Alico is a 300hr Certified Meditation Coach and Corporate Wellness Expert, serving hardworking professionals who suffer from burnout. Just 1 year after earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting, Jen found herself burnt-out in the corporate world. During that time she found meditation; which helped her overcome burnout, establish work/life balance, and gain confidence in many aspects of her life. Now she’s using what she’s learned to help both individuals and teams of hardworking…