Beating Burnout: Michelle Burke Of Energy Catalyst Group On The 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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21 min readSep 10, 2021

Begin and end your day with gratitude. There is power in being grateful. It releases those “feel good hormones” immediately making you feel better. Give it a try and adopt an attitude of gratitude and see how quickly your energy changes. It’s like an instant boost that you can do any time of day. I do my best to wake up every morning before getting out of bed and say 3 things that I am grateful for like my hot cup of coffee, or a good night’s sleep, the sun is shining, and I also do the same before I go to sleep. This kick starts my day on a positive note and helps me reflect at the end of the day to focus on what was good about it. Some days are easier than others and there have been a few when I struggled to find one thing much less three. That said, over time, I’ve noticed a difference in my overall mood. Being genuinely grateful for what you have rather than what you don’t helps you to restore your energy, lower stress levels and recover from burnout. And you can do this whenever you want, whether you are feeling down, stressed or in need of a boost.

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