In Burnout, Nagoski reveals the science behind stress and shows readers how they can learn to control their body’s response to it. She offers strategies for preventing burnout before it starts, as well as ways to recover if you’re already feeling its effects. With an empathetic voice and tireless optimism, Nagoski provides the tools we need to approach our work with renewed energy and enthusiasm.
For who is this book for ?
If you’re looking for a book that will help you understand the science behind stress, and give you strategies to prevent burnout from occurring, then Burnout is perfect for you. Emily Nagoski provides an empathetic voice as she discusses ways to approach work with renewed energy and enthusiasm.
- It is based on scientific research.
- It offers strategies for preventing burnout before it starts.
- It provides ways to recover if you’re already feeling its effects.
- The book is a little too scientific for some people.
- It can be difficult to apply the advice in the book without professional help.
- The author’s own experiences with burnout might make readers feel like they’re not doing enough.
Learn more about the author
Emily Nagoski is a health educator and sex therapist who has been working in the field of human sexuality for over 20 years. She is the author of Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life, which was named one of Amazon’s Best Books of 2015.
“I read Burnout in a day – I couldn’t put it down! It’s an amazing, eye-opening book that finally explains the science behind stress. Emily Nagoski provides clear and actionable steps we can take to prevent and manage burnout ourselves.”
“This book is amazing! I’m a little over halfway through it, and have highlighted almost every other page. Emily Nagoski has an incredible gift for making complex scientific information easy to understand without being condescending or oversimplifying. She also has the ability to communicate her own personal experiences in a way that makes you feel like she’s speaking directly to you. The tone of Burnout is optimistic and empowering; Nagoski never suggests resignation or defeat in the face of stress, but instead offers tangible strategies for taking control of our own lives and improving our well-being.”