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Economic and Vocational Status Resources

Maintaining professional wellness can help you identify and take advantage of opportunities for increasing knowledge, skills, and career development. The resources below shed light on current beliefs and practices surrounding the topic of burnout today. To ensure a strong economic status, employers may begin by enhancing the ability of employees, learners, and their family members to effectively manage their finances, including debt, retirement planning, and benefits utilization.


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What are some of the red flags to watch for when thinking about personal exhaustion and burnout? At TEDxSHMS, Frédéric Meuwly says one must adopt a "Welcoming Disruption" mindset to help recognize triggers to burnout.

Understanding Burnout

In a "Thriving in Science" lecture at U.C. Berkeley, Professor Christina Maslach from the Department of Psychology at Berkeley presents "Understanding Burnout."

How to Find and Live Your Calling

Do you consider your work to be your calling? Dr. Bryan Dik, associate professor of psychology at Colorado State University, says this somewhat antiquated idea is making a comeback in society. The number of empirical studies on work as a column has grown tenfold in the last decade.

The Edge of Compassion

Sustaining compassion and empathy towards others can be a challenge. Françoise Mathieu, a registered psychotherapist and compassion fatigue specialist, give some ways one can "find the right balance between caring for others while staying healthy and empathic."

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Stress Screening

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Stanford Medicine's WellMD provides screening tests to help determine the severity of anxiety and stress and resources to help combat it. 

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Work-Life Balance

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Take the Work-Life Balance Quiz from the Canadian Mental Health Association to find out if you are in balance.

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