Burnout, Restart, and Managing Your Resources

EPISODE 183 Sometimes you hear or read similar things over and over in a short period of time. When that happens, our brains often nudge us to ask – is this something important that I should be paying attention to right now? This past week, I have heard or read similar ideas from Joanna Penn…

Adding White Space to Your Year

EPISODE 173E As you start the new year, it’s important to remember that over-planning and over-scheduling can lead to stress, disappointment, and – worst case scenario – burnout. To avoid that and enjoy your work all year long, plan some white space into your schedule. Some extra room in your calendar so you can move…

Passion and Positivity for Mental Health: An Interview with Ellie Rhodes

Episode 157I Passion and Positivity for Mental Health

Today’s guest is Ellie Rhodes, a product manager (and copywriter!) at Ubisoft Montreal, a video game developer. Ellie has tweeted her experiences in the area of anxiety, depression, and burnout, sharing tips with her followers about coping mechanisms and just helping others know they are not alone. We talk about burnout and the video game…

Burnout and Backsliding

Episode 154T Burnout and Backsliding

EPISODE 154T Sadly, I’ve felt like my journey to recovery from burnout has been a bit two or three steps forward, one step back. I don’t ever want to create an episode about it just to have someone to vent to, but it’s been a hard few weeks. I thought if I could figure out…