67% of Americans report being burned out on the job. This is a serious spiritual crisis. Tune in for ideas on how to get renewed and inspired at work. Questions about burnout? Write in email@example.com.
In this episode I give an overview of Conscious Collectives: new organizations that reflect our emerging state of consciousness as a species. I go into what they are, where they come from, why they're critical for saving our planet, and how to start thinking about switching over.
This episode was inspired by a conversation I had with a mom recently about her son's teacher. I explore the culture of blame that pervades our society and unearth some disturbing assumptions behind the dictum of "no excuses."
"It's foolish to scold."
Just for fun I decided to take Dale Carnegie's advice and go a week without criticizing myself or anyone around me, and I couldn't believe the ways it transformed my life! Listen here for more tips on how to quiet the voice in your head and what to do when you want to judge others.
Have grit! Never give up! Discipline is a necessary component for achieving long term goals, but when does it become something darker? This episode explores the manipulative potential of "grit," the ways in which our life forms natural rhythms, and the upside to meaningful endurance.
In this episode I dive into the question of how to handle the feeling of "not having enough time" to take care of yourself. Statistics show that people who spend at least 20% of their time at work doing something they love report significantly less burnout. What does that mean and how can we create that on the job?
This episode deals with a question that drives to the heart of burnout. Listen here to how I respond to a dear friend asking how he can be a role model of health for his patients when he feels like there isn't enough time in the day to care for himself.
This episode is split into two parts. Sorry about the cliffhanger!
How do you know if you're actually living and working in accordance with your values? How can you tell if a company is sticking by their values instead of just sprinkling them on PR materials? This episode provides a practical tool Kate created called Backwards Analysis that will help you compare your lived values with your ideal ones, and make adjustments so that you can stay in alignment.
Coming up against conflicting impulses while writing a book proposal, in this episode Kate offers an exploration into the ways we reject spirituality as a culture, and how we can create a language that accepts and validates the spiritual in our every day life.
We all have a large, unanswerable question that drives us to pursue the path of our heart. This episode gives you tools to think about that question and also includes a guided meditation to help you visualize your path.
"Though usually regarded as the result of trying to give too much, burnout in my experience results from trying to give what I do not possess."
This episode takes a deep dive into defining burnout and touches on the first step toward combating it.
I believe we all arrive here with a divine purpose that is reflected in our strengths, desires and what we long to create. Burnout happens when we live outside of that purpose. I tell my story of realizing how my strengths desires and limitations led me on the path I am on now. I also leave you with some reflection questions to help you think about your own purpose.
Welcome to LIT: A Podcast for Combating Burnout. If you're one of the 67% of Americans who reported feeling burned out on the job, this podcast is for you. Kate Newburgh is a former educator who has dedicated the past seven years to researching and working with burnout. This episode goes into what burnout is, what it feels like, and begins to discuss what you can do about it.