Burnout: Making Yourself a Priority

Caring for yourself does not mean you're ignoring the needs of others.

Susan J. Noonan, MD, MPH, talks about the struggles of being and doing everything—and how it can lead to burnout. You must protect, pace, and care for yourself.

To see more videos from Dr Noonan, watch Tackling Reentry Anxiety: Strategies for Coping and Reentry Anxiety: The Challenge of Returning to "Normal."

Dr Noonan is a physician consultant and Certified Peer Specialist in the Department of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the author of four books and a blog on managing depression, most recently Helping Others With Depression: Words to Say, Things to Do (December 2020). Dr Noonan has a new mental health and wellness virtual coaching practice, opening in July 2021, known as Noonan Wellness Coaching,and can be confidentially reached through her website at https://susannoonanmd.com.