Women in S.T.E.M. careers often experience burnout due to a number of factors, including work-life balance issues, lack of support, and the pressure to succeed. If you are experiencing any of the signs of burnout listed in this blog post, don’t wait to take action! There are steps you can take to address the issue and get your career back on track.
The first step is to identify the signs of burnout in your own life. Are you feeling stressed all the time? Do you feel like you’re not good enough? Are you having trouble sleeping or concentrating? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then it’s time to take action.
Once you’ve identified the signs of burnout in your life, it’s time to take action. There are a number of things you can do to address the issue and get your career back on track.
First, take some time for yourself. This may mean taking a few days off from work or putting your career on hold for a little while. It’s important to give yourself time to relax and rejuvenate.
Second, talk to someone who can help. This could be a coach, therapist, or even a friend or family member. Talking about what you’re going through can help you gain some perspective and find solutions. It can relieve some of the stress you are feeling and allow you to express your feelings. If speaking with a coach, you can come up with a plan to help you address some of the issues that are coming up.
Third, make some changes in your life. If you’re not happy with your current situation, make some changes. This could mean finding a new job, taking on a new hobby, or making time for yourself. Other changes could be adding in a self-care routine, putting some boundaries in place, and protecting your energy.
Burnout is a serious issue that can have a negative impact on your life as well as your career. If you’re experiencing any of the signs of burnout, don’t wait to take action! There are steps you can take to address the issue and get your career back on track.
If you’re experiencing burnout, don’t hesitate to reach out for help. There are many resources available to assist you. The following list includes some of the most helpful resources:
- Sohum Wellness: We offer a number of resources to support women in all stages of their careers, from college students to experienced professionals. Visit our website for information on our workshops, coaching plans, and other resources.
- The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): NIOSH is a federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries and illnesses. They have a helpful page on their website with tips for managing stress at work.
- The American Psychological Association (APA): The APA is a professional organization for psychologists. They have a helpful article on their website with tips for managing stress and preventing burnout.
- The Mayo Clinic: The Mayo Clinic is a leading medical research center. They have a helpful article on their website with tips for managing stress and preventing burnout.
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