48 minutes | Oct 21, 2021

Christina Maslach, PhD | How to Stop Burnout Before it Starts

With workloads spinning out of control and workers not always getting the support they need, it’s no wonder “burnout” has become a buzzword. Enter Christina Maslach, PhD, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a pioneer in the field of burnout research. In this episode, she explains just what burnout means — and what it doesn’t. She reveals some hard truths about what “mental health days” can do — and what they can’t. But most importantly, she offers a way forward, laying out six paths to a healthy workplace. Drawing on Dr Maslach’s decades of research, we can all learn to change our work environments for the better. Mind-Body LinksWe weren’t kidding when we called her “burnout royalty.” See Dr Maslach’s full credentials, accomplishments and awards.  Geek out with host Jaclyn Byrer on the research methods behind the full Maslach Burnout Inventory. Feeling stressed or frustrated? Check out this article to learn how exercise can help.
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