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FRIED. The Burnout Podcast is on a mission to #endburnoutculture. You'll hear interviews with guests who have been through it all and lived to tell the tale and solo episodes from FRIED's host - Cait Donovan and FRIED Burnout Coach Sarah Vosen. Our promise is that you'll have at least one major take away from every single episode that will help guide your recovery. FRIED releases on Sundays at 12:00am EST which has earned it the unofficial title of 'Burnout Church'. We're here with your sermons, it's time to change your life. FRIED was created and is hosted by Cait Donovan, Keynote speaker and coach on burnout, boundaries, and her favorite emotion - Resentment.

Paula Liub: Autistic and Neurodivergent Burnout Recovery
[Shownotes supported by AI! :))]In today's episode, I have a heartfelt conversation about an often overlooked aspect of burnout – its intersection with autism and neurodivergence. My guest, Paula Liub, a burnout coach for people who identify as neurodivergent, shares her personal journey of overcoming burnout as a neurodivergent individual, getting a late autism diagnosis and offers valuable insights into understanding and managing burnout within the neurodivergent community.Episode Highlights:Paula Liub shares her personal burnout story, which she describes as having three distinct stages. She recounts her journey from experiencing repetitive burnouts, recognizing the need for change, and finally discovering her autistic diagnosis as the missing piece that led to complete recovery and prevention of further burnout.Paula encourages listeners, especially those within the neurodivergent community, to embrace their sensitivities and needs. She highlights the importance of self-validation, trusting one's body and experiences, and prioritizing well-being without waiting for a formal diagnosis.Remember, your burnout recovery journey is valid and unique – prioritize your well-being and embrace your neurodivergent strengths.Connect with Paula Liub:https://www.paula-mindfulness.com meditation guide for people who don't like to meditate: with Cait: https://caitdonovan.comBook a free 1:1 call: a free 1:1 call with Sarah: info on FRIED's group program for burnout recovery:
Sun, August 27, 2023
Owen Fitzpatrick: Using the Power of Belief to Boost Burnout Recovery
📍 IntroductionIn this episode, Cait sits down with Owen Fitzpatrick, a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and renowned psychologist, who has worked with esteemed organizations like Coca-Cola, Google, JP Morgan, LinkedIn, Pfizer, and Salesforce. Owen's vast experience also includes coaching billionaires and Olympic athletes and delivering captivating talks in 31 countries. He has shared the stage with luminaries like Sir Richard Branson and Seth Godin.📍 Understanding Burnout and Belief LeadershipOwen introduces the concept of "Belief Leadership," focusing on how beliefs shape behavior. The discussion delves into how burnout affects cognitive function and decision-making processes. They emphasize the importance of recognizing one's own belief system and the stories they tell themselves about burnout.📍 Moving Beyond Victim and Villain MindsetsOwen explains that individuals often fall into either a victim mindset (blaming external factors) or a villain mindset (self-criticism). However, he highlights that both mindsets can limit personal growth. Instead, they encourage listeners to adopt a hero mindset by focusing on what they can control and influence. This perspective empowers them to take positive action and make choices aligned with their goals.📍 Embracing Identity and Positive AffirmationsThe conversation touches upon the significance of identity and how labels can limit personal development. Owen advises embracing a more positive identity while acknowledging current limitations and areas for growth. Positive affirmations can reinforce self-belief and pave the way for transformation.📍 Seeking Support and GuidanceThey draw parallels to the hero's journey found in storytelling, where protagonists face challenges with the support of guides and mentors. Similarly, seeking support from others can aid in overcoming burnout and personal struggles.📍 ConclusionOwen and Cait wrap up the episode, emphasizing the importance of recognizing one's mental state and choosing to adopt a hero mindset. The hero mindset empowers individuals to take charge of their lives, embrace personal growth, and overcome burnout challenges with determination and support.Continue learning from Owen:www.owenfitzpatrick.com with Cait:For speaking: coaching: to more FRIED Episodes:
Sun, August 20, 2023
#straightfromcait: How to Tell if Its Burnout or Stress
Introduction:In this episode of Fried. The Burnout Podcast, I delve into the topic of differentiating between burnout and stress. I often encounter this question from you, my magic listeners, and others: whether it's at conferences, speaking gigs, or even in the Facebook group. Understanding the distinction between burnout and stress is crucial to address the issue effectively. So let's explore how to recognize and differentiate between these two conditions.1. Defining Burnout and Stress:Burnout is not simply an escalated form of stress but rather an end result of chronic, unresolved stress over extended periods. According to the World Health Organization, burnout is characterized by three key elements:Feelings of physical and emotional exhaustionCynicism and detachmentA lack of impact and productivity2. Stress:Stress, on the other hand, is a natural response of the body to any challenge, be it environmental, emotional, or physical. It is a short-term reaction with a time-bound measure, meaning it arises and subsides, especially when the stress cycle is completed.3. Recoverability as a Differentiating Factor:One way to distinguish stress from burnout is by assessing recoverability. When experiencing stress, a few days of rest or a good night's sleep can often suffice to rejuvenate and return to a state of equilibrium. However, in the case of burnout, recovery becomes challenging. Even extended periods of rest may not alleviate the symptoms, making individuals feel stuck in a perpetual stress cycle.4. Identifying Burnout Symptoms:Burnout manifests in a host of physical and mental symptoms, such as headaches, digestive issues, explosive emotions, frequent colds and flus, anxiety, and depression. These symptoms persist and hinder one's ability to move forward.5. The Timeframe for Burnout Recovery:Addressing burnout requires understanding that it is not a quick fix. Unlike simple stress, which can be managed relatively swiftly, burnout recovery can take anywhere from 12 months to three years, and in some cases, even longer. Patience and consistent effort are vital during this process.6. Seeking Professional Support:Navigating burnout alone can be overwhelming. Seeking help from professionals specializing in burnout recovery can significantly speed up and ease the process. Burnout coaching and therapy can work hand in hand to provide comprehensive support.Conclusion:The key takeaway from this episode is that if you find yourself unable to recover from exhaustion and stress despite various attempts, it might be burnout rather than just stress. Recognizing the difference is crucial to implement the right strategies for recovery. Remember, seeking help from professionals can make a significant difference in your burnout recovery journey. You don't have to face it alone.To access coaching sessions with Cait or Sarah, book a call at or, respectively. Our expertise can guide you through the process and offer support for your full burnout recovery process! :)[Show Notes Captured thanks to ChatGPT]
Sun, August 13, 2023
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