5th July, 2022

After Burnout: Planning a Working Life You Want

With Dr Katya Miles

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While taking time away from work, you may realize that your career path is not what you wanted it to be. You might find that many things need to change in order for you to pursue your ideal life. Fortunately, returning to work can be your opportunity to make changes in your life. Have the intention to take the steps to avoid burnout and live out your ideal life.

In this episode, Dr. Katya Miles and Rachel continue their talk about what you can do after returning from a break at work. You might find that with proper planning and intention, your return is just what you need to start making some changes. From self-care to checking in, you can take this opportunity to live your ideal life and career.

If you want to find out more about planning a working life you want, listen to this episode of You Are Not a Frog.

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Reasons to listen

  • Discover how planning and being intentional can keep you on track to your ideal life and career.
  • Learn how self-care doesn’t benefit only you, but the people around you as well.
  • Discover the opportunities that your time away, and your return, can create for you.

Episode highlights


Planning Ahead


What You “Should” Do


Self-Care for Others


Opportunities In Returning to Work


Little Changes


Career and Life Check-Ins


Incomparable Lives

Episode transcript

Most of us find a job and then fit our lives around it. Actually, it should be the other way around. We should design our life and then fit our careers around it. And it doesn’t mean not having a good career. Not at all. But what it does mean is about being intentional about what you do. And doing this at any point is good, but I would say it’s really good to do this before you burn out. But if you’re feeling stressed and burnt out, then do it now. Do it now before it’s too late. Because…

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