Ep 52: Living Through Burnout

Learn about life after burnout from acclaimed author, speaker and growth consultant Peta Sitcheff to prioritise yourself, your mental health, and what matters to you most. In this episode, Peta shares her experiences with burnout after working in a highly pressurised career for many years and how she rediscovered herself and learned to separate her personal identity from her work. Through this heartfelt conversation, discover why investing in yourself and understanding your strengths outside the workplace is essential for health and wellbeing.

In this episode we discuss

▫️ The pressure we feel to make an unworkable situation, work.

▫️ Why separating who you are, and what you do is so important.

▫️ How to create a shared language to discuss difficult feelings.

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

“I’ve now learnt ‘this is what I do’ is very different to ‘this is who I am’.”

Peta Sitcheff

“I had adapted myself to suit that life, as opposed to understanding who I was and creating a life to best suit me.”

Peta Sitcheff

“Invest in yourself. You are irreplaceable.”

Peta Sitcheff


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