My One Secret to Avoiding Burnout

In a hyperconnected and highly productive world, it can be easy to get swept up in trying to be all things to all people at once. How do I stop?

We’re ambitious people. Sometimes, our ambitions can overwhelm us because we don’t know where to start. More frightening is when we don’t know where to stop. I first learned the term “burnout” in college when staff would tell us to balance our overall well-being with our academic goals so that we don’t burn out.