Career Advancement Academy

#38 - Burnout or Misalignment - Recharge Your Career & Regain Fulfillment

February 28, 2024 Kara Dennison and Jack Dennison
Career Advancement Academy
#38 - Burnout or Misalignment - Recharge Your Career & Regain Fulfillment
Show Notes

Feeling drained and distant from the job you once loved? Join us in today’s episode as we unravel the burnout cycle, delving into personal tales and lessons illuminating professional exhaustion's shadowy corners. In our candid discussions, we dissect burnout's symptoms and root causes, from the emotional toll of misaligned careers to the scars of unaddressed traumas. This episode isn't just a casual chat; it's a roadmap for recognizing your life's red flags and strategies for reigniting your passion for your work. We also spotlight societal pressures, especially the ones faced by women, and the importance of a sturdy support system for all. By sharing our own encounters with burnout, we hope to break down the barriers to mental health discussions in the workplace. We encourage you to embrace self-care, set boundaries, and take those much-needed mental health breaks. Join us on this transformative journey as we support your pursuit of a fulfilling professional life that resonates with your deepest values and goals.


Episode highlights:
(1:18) What is burnout and its symptoms?
(6:54) The different perspectives on burnout
(11:13) Impact of burnout on professional life
(14:22) Some practical steps to address burnout
(20:55) Identifying career mismatch
(23:22) Finding support and resources
(28:37) Creating a plan and prioritizing mental health
(33:56) Outro

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