Hey Infinite Beings!
Welcome back! In Episode 8 we introduced the concept of burnout and here in Episode 9 we pick up where we left off and discuss:
The definition of burnout
Kate and Natalie’s respective burnout recovery stories
Burnout recovery tools
Each of our growing edges in preventing burnout
Here’s the breakdown:
01:12 Kate gives some context around the mini-burnout she and Natalie went through since the last episode
03:13 Natalie defines burnout
06:35 Natalie shares the biggest healing piece for her burnout recovery
08:02 Natalie says that she and Kate don’t believe in random coincidences!
08:33 Natalie shares that she over-identifies with her career
09:14 Natalie says “I had to redefine myself…It’s healing to de-identify with what you do…Do I have intrinsic value just being me?”
12:14 Kate says “We’re here to remember, not to learn new things”
13:07 Kate talks about her burnout recovery journey from the perspective of mind, body and spirit
16:23 Kate says that surrounding herself with beautiful things helped her heart and her spirit
19:06 Kate talks about mind training and about how thoughts become things
20:13 Natalie talks about connecting to things that are so simple, but pleasurable and getting more intimately acquainted with the senses
20:57 Natalie describes the healing aspect of spending time with people who love you for you, not for your accomplishments
23:10 Kate calls out the Puritanical belief system and basis of America
24:20 Natalie shares her “slipper rebellion”
26:32 Kate talks about “doing the next best thing for yourself” to get your internal guidance system back online
28:34 Natalie says “you’re just move the needle forward. Some days don’t feel all that epic”
29:33 Kate says that community is so important in burnout-recovery
32:09 Natalie shares about how it’s often difficult for her to reach out to friends when she’s in need
34:13 Kate shares that her growing edge here is identifying burnout symptoms earlier on
35:51 Natalie shares that even self-care activities like yoga classes requires energy
37:11 Natalie talks about taking on too many exciting projects and then needing to backpedal
Without further ado, here is episode 9 of the Infinite Well podcast! Enjoy.
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