DODGE THE BULLET
Dr Sherrie Bourg Carter, a psychologist and author of High Octane Women: How Superachievers Can Avoid Burnout, reveals her top three tips.
Actually diarise spending time with yourself. Any time alone to reboot, meditate, focus, relax, create, produce and/or think deeply is the greatest gift you can give yourself.
Just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should do it. Each time you add a new commitment or responsibility to your plate, you’re adding stress to your life.
SHRED THE SUPERWOMAN SCRIPT
Many high-achieving women go through life thinking they can do everything – but it’s important to stay grounded. Perfection is not a realistic goal. Sometimes, good enough is just that.
RECHARGE YOUR WAY
There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to burnout. The best way to find what will reduce your stress is to make a list of all the things you enjoy – things you wish you had the time to do. Then find ways to add them to your life.