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Reflections on Burnout

Burnout doesn’t happen overnight — it happens brick by brick, one decision after another

Some unlit matches and a burnt one. A new match with a leaf sprouting out of it.
Photo: Tangerine Newt/Unsplash

can remember the exact moment that I realized the gravity of it. A coworker had sent me a link to an article from the Mayo Clinic on Slack. I skimmed the article until I reached a section called “Job burnout symptoms”, which included a bulleted list of questions to help you…