How to avoid burnout

By Staff | May 16, 2014 | Last updated on May 16, 2014
1 min read

You need to work hard to help your clients and develop your practice. But one of the risks you face during your career is burnout, says 99u.

That’s because many high-stress careers hold both rewards and challenges for workaholics. So, to avoid becoming overwhelmed, the website suggests applying the concept of “satisficing” to your work life.

Basically, that means you handle tasks well, but resist the urge to be a perfectionist at all times.

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For those already burned out, there’s hope. Some strategies to minimize stress include: determining what’s sapping your time and energy; learning to say no more often; and making downtime a priority.

For more on the concept of satisficing, click here. And for 11 stress-reduction tips, click here.

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