How To Prevent And Navigate Burnout

words Josie Broad

Feeling burnt out? Demands of modern day life can leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. 


Burnout is common not only in life activities such as studying and working but it is also common in wellness, whether it’s nutrition or workout routines. 


The best thing to do for yourself is to acknowledge it so you can practice strategies to reconnect with yourself and move past it.



Physical rest,

Prioritise sufficient sleep. Sleep is important for physical recovery and repair, support brain development, metabolism, as well as support learning, improving memory and mood.



Emotional rest, 

Try journaling, journaling helps to release negative and overwhelming emotions giving you a clear mind. 



Sensory rest, 

Allow time from devices, reducing screen time can have a profound impact on our overall health and well-being. From improved sleep quality, reduced eye strain and enhanced mental health.



Creative rest, 

Spend some time in nature. This can promote a calm, and lifted mood.



Spiritual rest, 

Meditate and connect with yourself. Meditation helps you relax and cope with stress by focusing on something that calms you. Learn to stay centred and keep inner peace.



Mental rest, 

Listen to music. Music helps lift moods, motivation and focus. Try different genres depending on how you’re feeling. 


If you are ever in doubt, reach out to a friend or family member for support 🧡


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