Episode 38: Proven Strategies to Get Out of Paralegal Burnout

Are you really busy and stressed? Or are you headed towards paralegal burnout?

We’re going to talk about paralegal burnout in this week’s episode, but just like all of our other podcast episodes, Ann also gives you some actionable strategies to help get you out of paralegal burnout so that eventually, you can enjoy your career again.

In the show, Ann discusses how to recognize when paralegal burnout is headed your way. And like all of the podcast episodes, she gives you some actionable strategies to help you overcome burnout.

Show Highlights

  • Burnout is costing us billions of dollars per year
  • Nine symptoms to look out for when you’re headed toward burnout
  • Five things to do now to prevent or reduce the impact of burnout if you’re already there
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Your Actionable Strategy

Write these five things on a post-it note and put it next to your computer as a reminder each day to:

  1. Find your available resources
  2. Take a break
  3. Review work habits
  4. Find time for self-care
  5. Set boundaries

In this podcast episode, Ann also suggested you listen to the full episode on Self-Care for Paralegals and read the blog article from Ana Londona on 6 Tips to Reduce Paralegal Stress.

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  • Cory Harvey July 19, 2022 at 10:57 pm Reply

    Excellent podcast. You gave very insightful solutions to Paralegal career burnout. Thank you for your podcast as I will practice these five techniques to reduce my potential burnout and feeling of being overwhelmed with my career.

    • Ann Pearson July 28, 2022 at 12:05 pm Reply

      Thanks, Cory. Good to “see” you on here. I’m glad you’re a listener!

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