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If you really want to get started on making some serious changes to overcome burnout, a good starting point is ‘Burnout: your first ten steps’ by Dr Amy Imms.
It’s a short, manageable read to fit into your busy schedule. It guides you through a simple framework for approaching burnout management, with practical advice that you can implement right away.
Clear information, illustrative anecdotes, and practical exercises take you through:
- What burnout is and how it affects your health.
- Reflecting on your situation, and clarification of your hopes for a better future.
- Examining your life to create time for prioritising self-care, focusing on your wellbeing, and getting appropriate medical support.
- Strengthening your relationships, maintaining your boundaries, and identifying and living in alignment with your values.
- Learning and experimenting with skills to manage stress promote mental wellbeing, including self-compassion, grounding, mindfulness, and gratitude.
- Identifying simple changes you can make to optimise sleep rhythms, nutrition, and exercise in a way that benefits your mental wellbeing.
This book is all about taking action, and a free accompanying workbook is available online. You won’t be swamped with information and research, but rather will receive evidence-based information to provide the understanding you need to proceed on your journey to recovery.
Whether you know you’ve been burnt-out and treading water for decades, or have just started wondering whether you’re burnt-out, this book is for you. Clear and practical evidence-based guidance, in a easy-to-read package.
Recovery from burnout is possible, and this is the first step.
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