3 Things to Do When You’re Burned Out

Are you feeling burned out? This time of year can be especially exhausting with weddings, graduations, sacraments and so much more. Danielle offers encouragement and three things that can help you in the face of burn out.

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When we prioritize prayer, everything else will fall into place.


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Connect with people.

Start with yourself! You might just be craving some alone time to rest, recuperate, or just THINK. Also, connecting with your kids, husband, friends, and other family members can help you de-stress and remember what you are celebrating in the first place.

Re-evaluate your work.

How are you spending your days? What are you so busy doing? What is making you feel perpetually exhausted? There are probably some items on that list that you can delegate to others, hire out, or ask for help with. Also, there might be tasks you can let go of or some compromises you can make for a set period of time. Don’t hold onto extra work or refuse to ask for the help you need out of pride. 

Reset your priorities.

When you are feeling burned out, you need to get back to basics. You need good food, rest, exercise, and time for prayer. Start out by making time for these essentials and the other priorities will fall into place.

Listener Feedback (26:47)

At the end of today’s show, Danielle shares some follow up resources on the Marquette Method of Natural Family Planning as requested by listener Ashley.


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Meet Your Host:
Danielle Bean

A writer, speaker, wife, and mother, Danielle helps women from all walks of life discover their dignity and worth so they can find peace, balance, and joy in family living. Danielle has been married to her husband Dan for 28 years, and together they have eight amazing children.

Danielle is host of The Gist, a talk show for women on CatholicTV, and author of several books, including You Are Enough: What Women of the Bible Teach You About Your Mission and Worth and Momnipotent: The Not-so Perfect Guide to Catholic Motherhood, as well as her latest book, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday.


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