Just like it takes some time for someone to have a full blown burnout, you can imagine that recovering from a burnout also takes a while. Like I’ve said before I’ve never had a burnout, but I’ve seen many people have it around me and I’m not a total stranger to mental health problems. Before they could get back to work it took a while and I think it’s especially hard for them because usually they are the kind of people who want to do everything, all the time and perfectly.
However taking the time to recover is very important, because it isn’t uncommon that people have multiple burnout because they don’t take the time to recover. Maybe it’s easy for me to say because I haven’t had a burnout, but my general advice is to take your time! The world is not going to stop turning if the dishes aren’t done and if your kids have to wear something they’ve worn before because you’re behind on the laundry (please tell me that’s not just me!!)
In this post I will describe the recovery process and give some tips that may be helpful during the different stages.Continue reading “Recovering From A Burnout”