Our partner Stress Matters have shared a whole host of resources, in the form of video, Ted Talks, books, articles and even a podcast, to help you identify and deal with burnout. The resources address setting boundaries, people-pleasing and managing stress.

Unsure what burnout is? Check out this article from one of shadow board members Sophie Evans, about her experience of burnout, and how to recognise symptoms.

Videos and Ted Talks:

The power of time off: https://www.ted.com/talks/stefan_sagmeister_the_power_of_time_off?referrer=playlist-talks_for_when_you_feel_totall&autoplay=true

Flow, the secret to happiness: https://www.ted.com/talks/mihaly_csikszentmihalyi_flow_the_secret_to_happiness?referrer=playlist-talks_for_when_you_feel_totall&autoplay=true

How to make stress your friend: https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend?referrer=playlist-talks_for_when_you_feel_totall&autoplay=true

Balance, Burnout and the Search for Centre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbIwjcTKYa8

10 Ways to Build and Preserve Better Boundaries: https://psychcentral.com/lib/10-way-to-build-and-preserve-better-boundaries

Good Boundaries Free You: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtsHUeKnkC8

How to Set Boundaries & Stop People Pleasing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIVdn_Zmyxo


Boundaries: Say No without Guilt, Have Better Relationships, Boost Your Self-Esteem, Stop People-Pleasing – https://www.waterstones.com/book/boundaries/jennie-miller/victoria-lambert/9780008271602

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Amelia Nagoski and Emily Nagoski – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Burnout-Secret-Unlocking-Stress-Cycle/dp/198481706X

Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Petersen – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cant-Even-Millennials-Burnout-Generation/dp/1784743348


8 Ways To Avoid Burnout At Your First Job – https://www.bustle.com/articles/184248-8-ways-to-avoid-burnout-at-your-first-job

What to Do About Burnout if Quitting Is Not an Option – https://www.everydayhealth.com/burnout/what-to-do-about-burnout-if-quitting-is-not-an-option/

How it feels to have ‘millennial burnout’ – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/article/c384d54a-0116-437f-83e8-ddbca65b6c06

Millennial Burnout ft. Anne Helen Petersen (PODCAST) – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/millennial-burnout-ft-anne-helen-petersen/id1390384827?i=1000491292062

Why Burnout Isn’t Always Bad (and How to Use It to Grow) You can shift the experience of burnout from crisis to growth – https://www.inc.com/nate-klemp/why-burnout-isnt-always-bad-and-how-to-use-it-to-grow.htm

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