Go Recharge: Emotional Wellness

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What happens when you don’t charge your cell phone? You turn down the screen brightness, try not to check your texts, and count down the moments until your phone shuts off altogether. People function similarly to cell phones in that they require energy to perform tasks. And just like your phone, when you’re not fully charged, you don’t perform as well.

What we mean by “recharging” can look differently depending on your life, but essentially it means self-care and rest. It’s not something you do just on vacation, either; you should be taking time out throughout every day to recharge.

Here are strategies for identifying, preventing, and recovering from burnout