Text from Managing Burnout – some actions to restore your energy infographic:
Actions to restore your energy
Engage attention to switch off – create, dance, meditate, listen to music.
Gratitude and savouring – list 5 things you are grateful for.
Question the inner voice – listen to your inner critic and prove the voice wrong.
Tune into the wiser and kinder voice – what would your wise, kind, 80 year old self say?
Accept, let emotions be – don’t try to fix, avoid or judge.
Breathing techniques – inhale, exhale, take three deep breaths daily.
Meta habits – movement, sleep, nutrition, rest.
Simple pleasures – antidote to emotional exhaustion.
Manage news – limit exposure to news, social media, smartphone.
Get bored to recharge – what will you do with the time?
Wish – pick one thing that is challenging but that you can fulfil.
Outcome – what would be the best thing about achieving this? How would you feel?
Obstacles – what, that can be controlled, might stand in the way?
Plan – if that happens, what will you do in response?
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Actions to restore your energy extracted from the Managing Burnout training course, facilitated by Michelle Spirit.