Teaching can be very stressful, and many teachers eventually suffer burnout.
the burnout rate among teachers
a novel about academic burnoutsVerb
working 12-hour days at that job just burned me out
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Whether an employee is dealing with burnout, family issues, health concerns, or external stresses, a leader's empathy can make a significant difference.—Dr. Samantha Madhosingh, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Also, mindfulness exercises, like meditation and breathing work, can effectively reduce the impact of stress from holiday shopping and help decrease burnout or fatigue.—Dominique Fluker, Essence, 27 Nov. 2023 The burnout isn’t just at the studio level: Visual effects (VFX) artists who work on Marvel productions say they are drained by the long hours to meet difficult deadlines.—Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2023 The pressure on in-store pharmacists and technicians has led to a series of walkouts this fall by CVS and Walgreens employees who say tight staffing has caused burnout and threatened patients' safety.—Arthur Allen, CBS News, 14 Nov. 2023 Since the pandemic laid bare the nation’s worsening childcare crisis, Clinton says that addressing caregiver burnout and parental anxiety is ingrained in their model and that telehealth can be a hallmark solution.—Byalexa Mikhail, Fortune Well, 13 Nov. 2023 Prioritizing tasks, setting boundaries and learning to delegate effectively can help optimize productivity and prevent burnout.—Dr. Rick Ruperto, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 Eliminate Productivity Quotas Harvesting a huge amount of nectar per hour can cause mass burnout.—Sólveig Eva Magnúsdóttir, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2023 Those who felt supported by their management reported feeling less burnout, per the agency.—Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 26 Oct. 2023
Many essential employees became burned out, quit, or demanded better pay and a better quality of life.—Chloe Berger, Fortune, 21 Sep. 2023 Countless chefs have come and gone; residencies have started and ended; a billion light bulbs have burned out and been replaced.—Brett Martin, Bon Appétit, 8 Nov. 2023 Trending News TikTok ending $1 billion Creator Fund Some bank customers still can't get their paychecks after deposit glitch
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Are Americans burned out on dating apps?—Alain Sherter, CBS News, 7 Nov. 2023 Gallup surveyed over 18,000 workers and found that 33% of women are almost always burned out, right now.—Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 2 Nov. 2023 You can get burned out on a computer screen pretty quickly.—Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 12 Oct. 2023 Many of the workers who remain feel burned out and are struggling to handle a higher volume of patients.—Emily Baumgaertner, New York Times, 4 Oct. 2023 Cars were flattened and trees burned out in moonscapes that had been residential streets.—TIME, 10 Oct. 2023 That being said, the ups and downs may leave you feeling burnt out, so try to check in with yourself throughout the day.—Tarot Astrologers, Chicago Tribune, 7 Sep. 2023 See More
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