The internet defines burnout as a form of exhaustion caused by constantly feeling swamped. It's a result of excessive and prolonged emotional, physical, and mental stress. In many cases, burnout is related to one's job. Burnout happens when you're overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to keep up with life's incessant demands.
Burnout expert, Eileen McDargh helps us understand burnout a little differently with a "put yourself first" approach. She also offers some tips and tricks to break-free from burnout and move towards break-through (bonus: enhanced resilience). If you are feeling rundown, "not yourself," or simply just need to set some boundaries and improve your stress management, you are going to want to listen to this episode.
SPOILER ALERT: Eileen shares a beautiful poem at the end about living in the present. You don't want to miss it.
ABOUT EILEEN MCDARGH
Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE
CEO (Chief Energy Officer), The Resiliency Group
Eileen McDargh has been called a hope merchant although she says she has been put on
earth for comic relief. She’s an internationally recognized keynote speaker, master
facilitator, and award-winning author with expertise in resiliency and leadership. Her
articles have appeared in countless publications and two of her eight books have been
awarded national recognition. Her latest book is Burnout to Breakthrough: Building
In 2021 Global Gurus International, a British-based provider of resources for leadership,
communication and sales training, also ranked her 3rd of the World’s Top 30
COMMUNICATION Gurus following a global survey of 22,000 business professionals.
She’s a runner, an avid exerciser, and a lover of all thing’s DARK chocolate.