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Eliminating Work Exhaustion: Creating Safe Space for Yourself and Others

What do you do when you've got all the signs of burnout? Maybe you're a parent, caregiver, physician, nurse, or just experiencing work, mental & emotional exhaustion. Learn how to take care of yourself by listening to this episode of The Hearth Podcast.

This week's episode explains that stress is not inherently bad, as the body is built to process stress, but chronic stress that affects the body on an ongoing basis can cause various physical issues. The show highlights the importance of establishing safety in the workplace to create a culture where people can thrive, and how chronic stress in the workplace can lead to physical health problems such as muscle tension, respiratory issues, heart problems, digestive issues, and reproductive issues. It also mentions other effects of chronic stress such as depression, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, and getting sick more often. The show emphasizes that ongoing stress is unhealthy and can lead to burnout, and discusses the limited options people may face when dealing with burnout. It mentions the importance of completing cycles of stress and suggests using tools to manage stress effectively.

If something you heard today brought a smile to your face or a spark to your heart, and you’d like to connect with me, here are a few ways you can do that. One is my newsletter, it’s where I put most of my time and energy when I’m not working with clients or on this podcast. Sorry social media! It’s a mix of real life stories, tips and tricks and of course updates on what’s happening with the podcast. Whenever something is going on with me or in my business, it always comes out there first.

Another resource that I have for you is my Guide to Doing Work Differently. The guide takes you through four inquiries into how you can build a more sustainable and equitable work environment for yourself and your team. It's a great place to start.

Last, if you’ve got a burning question, a comment, or a situation you’d like my eyes on, you can email me at If you enjoyed this episode, hit subscribe to know when the next episodes come out, and if you’re feeling generous, leave a review. Reviews help other like-minded folks find their way to this resource.

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