Save Yourself from Burnout: A System to Get Your Life Back

Save Yourself from Burnout: A System to Get Your Life Back

by Marnie Loomis, Beth Genly

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ISBN-13: 9780999137215
Publisher: Bouclier Press
Publication date: 07/10/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 314
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Marnie Loomis, ND, is a naturopathic physician in private practice, as well as a speaker known for her witty and engaging style. She has been a natural medicine expert for television, radio and print news outlets and has presented scientific lectures and comedy shows on the topics of health and burnout since 2001. Dr. Loomis's diverse resume includes naturopathic private practice, business consultant, managing editor for the Naturopathic Doctor News and Review, departmental director, and instructor of several subjects at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon.
Beth Genly, MSN, now leads the coaching and consulting company, Burnout Solutions (www.Burnout-Solutions.com.) As a speaker and workshop leader, her audiences love her warm, interactive style. After earning her graduate degree in midwifery from Yale University School of Nursing, she worked for 23 years as a nurse-midwife, during which time she taught, provided hands-on care, and worked as a clinical manager. Her midwifery career included working as a clinical provider for the Yale Health Center and a decade serving on the nurse-midwifery faculty at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU.)

Table of Contents

List of Interactive Elements . ..  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . .. . xi
Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii
Acknowledgments .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  xv

Part I: Learn the Inside Scoop about Burnout

Chapter ONE: Contrary to Popular Belief, Burnout Is Not a Workplace Zombie Virus .  . 1

Chapter TWO: How Does Burnout Happen? . . .  . . . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . .   .  .   . . . . . . . 11

Chapter THREE: Recognizing Burnout When You See It and Feel It   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  29

Part II: Create Your Action Plan

Chapter FOUR: What Stands Between You and Burnout: Five Key Areas . . .  . . . . . . . 41

Chapter FIVE: Where Are You Strong? Where Are You Vulnerable?

Your Burnout Shield Self-Tests .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  .  .  .    .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  49

Part III: Take Action

Chapter SIX: Self-Care: Are You Providing Your Body with the 

Basics that Keep It Going? .  .  . . .  .  .  .    .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  ..  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  87

Chapter SEVEN: Reflection & Recognition: Engage Your

Brain’s Most Powerful Reward Circuits .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  .  .  .   .  .  .129

Chapter EIGHT: Capacity: Check the Lay of the Land .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . . .  .  ..  .  .  .  . 153

Chapter NINE: Community: Reconnect, Ask for Help, Get Perspective   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 185

Chapter TEN: Coping Skills: Rethink Your Reactions .  .  . .  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  ..    .  .  .  .  .209

Chapter ELEVEN: Staying Out of Burnout  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   .  .  .  .  . .  .  .. . . . . . . . . . . . . 239

Appendices

Appendix A: Recommended Reading .  .  ..  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .    .  .  .  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 257

Appendix B: Game-based Interactive Learning .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  ..  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 259

Appendix C: Sources and References . . . . . . . . ..  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  . . . . . . . . 265

About the Authors .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . .  .  .  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 295

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