Dr. Amelia Nagoski on The Glo Podcast: Burnout

Episode Summary

Burnout has been on everyone’s mind during the pandemic. Dr. Amelia Nagoski tells us how to recognize burnout in ourselves, how to prevent it, and how women are more susceptible to burnout than men.

Episode Notes

Derik Mills speaks with Dr. Amelia Nagoski, the co-author of Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, Dr. Nagoski explains how stress not only affects our emotional and physical wellbeing, but can remain trapped in our bodies. She discusses the ways patriarchy jeopardizes everyone’s health, but especially women and people of color. She also shares the importance of connectedness, the belief in something larger than ourselves, and the ways that radical care for others could be a way to overcome stress and address burnout.

Links:

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

First We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson 

Listen to all episodes of The Glo Podcast at http://glo.com/podcast