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July Is Burnout Month

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  • July Is Burnout Month

    About Us is a multi-media project intended to provide inspiration and encouragement to our UIUC colleagues as we lean in through these difficult times.

    Click here for the About Us video.

  • Burnout: Ways to Release Stress

    “Burnout is the feeling of being overwhelmed and exhausted by everything you have to do while still worrying that you aren’t doing enough.”
    - Emily Nagoski, PhD

    To learn about Six Ways to Complete the Stress Cycle, click here

  • Burnout: Running Toward the Issue

    Rather than resist or repress uncomfortable feelings, turn toward them with curiosity, kindness, and compassion.

    To learn more about practicing equanimity, click here

  • Burnout: Or Moral Injury

    “The cure for burnout is not self-care. It is all of us caring for one another. We can’t do it alone. We need each other."
    - Amelia Nagoski, DMA

    To learn more about what moral injury is, click here

  • Burnout: Is Stress Getting the Best of You?

    Burnout includes emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a reduced sense of efficacy. For three telltale signs that stress is getting the best of you, click here.  

  • Burnout: How to Spot and Stop It

    “Just because you take breaks doesn’t mean you’re broken.”
    - Curtis Tyrone Jones

    Click here to learn about how to spot and stop burnout. 

  • Burnout: How to Fix It

    "Burnout is not just a functional, individual issue; we have to look at the context in which burnout takes place.”
    - Leah Weiss, PhD, author of “How We Work:  Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind”

    To learn about ways to fix burnout, click here

  • Burnout: An Organizational Perspective

    Burnout is a spectrum that starts with seemingly harmless symptoms. To learn more about burnout from an organizational perspective, click here