Please read Debra's article and let me know your thoughts.
Girdin, Everly, & Duskek defined burnout as "a state of mental and/or physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress." I'd say that anyone doing anything (paid or unpaid) can certainly experience excessive stress. What do the experts advise for burn-out? Here's some I found, with my comments.Debra, Footprints in the Butter, Apr 2010
I have been experiencing this feeling of burnout in the past few weeks. The TOS Crew has put up some of their ideas to fight this malady that visits us each spring. The idea of starting subjects at different times in the school year appeals to me. Perhaps instituting more Home Ec classes a.k.a. Me supervising them cleaning could put some wind in my sails. Or going back to the napping years and assign nap time for all of us from 1 to 3.
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