Roundup No. 36: Burnout Prevention Strategies


Happy weekend, Remote Work Tribe, and welcome to another Weekly Roundup! Our Weekly Roundups cover everything remote work and leadership, including those not-so-pleasant topics like imposter syndrome. This week, we want to focus our attention to something that can plague entry-level remote employees and C-suite executives alike: burnout. 

Burnout can be described as a state of exhaustion typically brought on by chronic stress. In the remote landscape and the professional hemisphere, burnout does not discriminate. Any employee working long hours and not caring for their personal needs, or toiling away over tasks that don’t feed their purpose, can be susceptible to burnout

On Wednesday, Twitter user Stacy Minero posed a fantastic question about burnout prevention strategies:

Twitter users, including full-time remote workers, immediately chimed in with their burnout prevention tips:

And of course, you know the folks over here at Remote Work Tribe couldn’t resist sharing our own burnout prevention tips! 🔥

If you feel like you may be on the brink of burnout, we urge you to check out our additional burnout resources. At the end of the day, no job is worth your mental health. Reach out to a trusted friend or colleague to start implementing changes that can help you detach and recharge starting today.

If you’re looking for a laugh (or some interesting insights!) before you leave, check out what else the Twitter universe was up to this week.

Vice President Kamala Harris pointing down.

The Tribe’s Weekly Vibes

1. This marriage between online and offline.

2 This reminder that there’s no final point of success.

3. This awesome thread on building a great remote team. 

4. This push to solve for problems, not just create product.

5.  This perfect remote work set up for those who can’t sit still for more than 15 minutes (like us!).

6. This honest representation of countless Clubhouse speakers.

7. This top of the line blessing we all hope for. Praise be, indeed!

8. This reminder to take a ride on the wild side every now and then.

9. This sad excuse of mental health support—people-first leadership matters.  

10. This struggle social media managers have really been hit with lately (we’re here for ya’ll!).


What’s happening in your remote world this week? Tag us over on Instagram, @TheRemoteWorkTribe, or on Twitter, @RemoteWorkTribe, for a chance to be featured on our next weekly thread!

Danny from the movie Grease waving goodbye.

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By Grace Trumpfeller