7 Underestimated Mantras to Live By and Avoid Work Burnout As much as we dislike it or try to deny it, our emotions do affect our work. Avoiding this truth leads to self-sabotage and burnout, so here's how to stop it.
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Contrary to popular belief, burnout doesn't happen to us. It can feel that way, but I would argue it's actually something we do to ourselves, even when we think we're taking steps to avoid it. In fact, sometimes those very steps add fuel to the fire.
Burnout, as discussed here, embodies a hidden element of self-sabotage.