How To Deal With Burnout

How To Deal With Burnout

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In this episode, we’ll discuss a topic many of us are feeling – burnout. We’ll share how you can detect burnout and what you can do to regain your balance, and feel healthy and hopeful again.


[01:17] What is burnout
[06:36] Stress vs burnout
[07:41] Job-related burnout
[08:36] Work-life balance during a pandemic
[11:06] The susceptibility of burnout for perfectionists
[14:30] Pay attention to the signs of burnout
[15:20] The impact of the pandemic on mental health
[16:41] Steps to take to avoid burnout


“Burnout is when you feel empty, mentally exhausted, like you’ve just got absolutely nothing left to give, that’s when you’ve lost your motivation.” – Nikki Barua

“When sabotage seems like your best escape route. That’s an urgent cry and a sign that you need self-care.” – Nikki Barua

“Incorporate play into your daily schedule. Being in a playful state has the ability to heal chronic stress and burnout.” – Nikki Barua

“When you feel grateful for family, health or safety, you’re going to shift your focus from what you don’t have to what you’re blessed to have.” – Nikki Barua

About Nikki Barua:

Nikki Barua is a digital innovator, serial entrepreneur, author & speaker. Learn more at

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About Monica Marquez:

Monica Marquez is a senior corporate leader, ex-Googler, and diversity expert. Learn more at

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