Feeling overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and exhausted? You might be experiencing burnout, and you’re not alone.
If it seems like you’re always stressed and everyone is always demanding something from you – I get it because I hear that a lot! The road to burnout recovery starts with you but may lead you to some interesting places. Let’s dive into where you can start your burnout recovery journey.
Rest, Recover, Repeat the Burnout
Let me be clear – rest will rescue you from burnout but it won’t stop it from happening again and again. How do I know? I’ve been there – numerous times. When I look back, it’s easy for me to recognize the signs and symptoms leading up to it but it’s so hard to take a step back from the present to take stock of our surroundings. Everyone will tell you to take some time to rest, invest in self-care (which is vital!), and do things for yourself when you take “me” time … but maybe those people haven’t ever been burnt out.
“Me” time helps.
But none of it prevents you from burning out again. So while they’re all vital to your daily functioning life, they won’t stop the process from repeating itself.
The Pursuit of Productivity & Burnout
As humans, we’re always pushing ourselves to do more, be better, and be faster than anyone and everyone. We want to be the very best version of ourselves that we can possibly be but it’s exhausting. It’s also why rest and self-care alone won’t stop the cycle of burnout. As we push ourselves to be more productive, the pursuit of productivity becomes all-consuming and it’s one of the hardest things to overcome on the road to burnout recovery. Self-care can help but it will really only mask the cracks of burnout. So, what’s the cure? What stops burnout from repeating itself?
Burnout Recovery & Cure
So, where do you start? Well, burnout recovery truly starts with you – if you’ve had enough of feeling drained like you’re running on a never-ending hamster wheel, acknowledge that! If I’m being honest, this is the shortest version of the keys to burnout recovery that you’ll ever get in a blog post! Everything I’m about to tell you is what I cover in the Belize Burnout Retreat and we cover it in-depth while giving you the tools and the atmosphere you need to heal. In truth, there isn’t one singular cure for burnout.
Recovering from burnout is a process and that process involves:
- Restructuring your life to eliminate dysfunction – By prioritizing your values – not those forced upon you that you can’t live up to.
- Healing your subconscious to repair your self-worth – By understanding that your value isn’t inherently linked to productivity.
- Regulating your nervous system to ease stress – By adopting effective stress responses that support the brain, immune, and endocrine systems.
When are you going to stop allowing burnout to affect every aspect of your life? It’s time to learn to confront the symptoms head-on! And that’s what we’ll do at the retreat. You’ll be in a safe space to heal and recover from the dysfunctional patterns of burnout that stifle your personal growth. And, you’ll get to rest, relax, and restore your mind, body, and spirit. Grab your ticket here – it’ll be a retreat you won’t forget!