Dealing With Burnout

Some projects can really take it out of you. You’ve been working for 10+ hours a day, brainstorming new ideas as you brush your teeth in the morning, and thinking about the best way to pitch as you climb into bed at night. Your focus, creativity, and problem-solving abilities have been put to the test—for hours, days, and weeks on end.

And now, it’s time for a vacation. Well, that is, if you define vacation as a Sunday afternoon to yourself to do laundry and grocery shop, before it’s back to the office Monday morning.

Unfortunately, you don’t always get a break when you need it most. So, how do you stay sane at work when you’re coming off of a big project or a particularly stressful season? Battle your burnout on those rough days (or weeks) with these five simple ideas.

See the rest of my latest The Daily Muse post here.