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Burnout Didn’t Happen To Me — It Happened For Me

My seven steps of healing and starting fresh.

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18 months ago, I broke down. I sat on a train on my way to work as a university lecturer, and suddenly my heart started racing. It went faster and faster, then it skipped a few beats, and raced again. My breath became shallow and urgent. I felt dizzy. I looked around but no one else seemed to notice that…

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Relaxed, inspiring essays about happiness.

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