[Link] Recovering from End-of-the-Semester Burnout

by Kelle on May 12, 2011

What burn out feels like it looks like

Recovering from End-of-the-Semester Burnout | acadmiblog

Great advice here for recovering from a busy semester but also applicable for post thesis defense, coming off the job market, or finishing a big project. My favorite nugget is about making realistic goals for the summer:

Think through what your top priorities are for the summer, making sure these are realistic and doable…Be aware that if your goals for the summer are overly ambitious, you risk feeling like a failure for not completing them come the Fall or exacerbating your exhaustion by trying to take on too much.

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