452 | Overcoming Burnout with David Greenwood

  Returning to the podcast is David Greenwood, the author of .  He is also the author of and hosts the ADHD podcast called “Overcoming Distractions.” Learn more about David Greenwood at Find his books Overcoming Burnout and Overcoming Distraction at   Hear David Greenwood previously on ADHD reWired on episode #165 – Hear Eric as a guest on David’s podcast:   Questions/Topics Answered in this Episode: [00:05:44] What made David want to write about burnout? [00:07:45] What is burnout?  What are the symptoms/basic signs of burnout?  [00:09:26] What is the line distinguishing between depression and burnout?  [00:10:45] Alleviating stress is not the same thing as alleviating the stressor. What’s the difference? [00:13:40] “Burnout recovery starts with the body.”  [00:20:28] How do we know if we’re in a period of stress vs. actual burnout that needs to be addressed?  [00:24:04] What else can we do, other than exercise, to help with burnout? [00:36:17] Recap of the 6 things to do when you begin to recognize you’re headed to burnout. [00:37:48] Another way to help with burnout is…  [00:40:03] How do drugs/alcohol affect burnout?   6 things to do when you begin to recognize you’re headed to burnout: Talk with someone you trust.  Hit the gym / do something physical & exercise    Sit still.  Try for 30 minutes to start.   Book a weekend away.  Manage your time.  Test your “no” and say no to at least one thing.  Resources & Honorable Mentions: Book:   Bonus Mentions: ADHD reWired episode #404:   Watch and listen to Eric’s interview with one of his past podcast guests, Pasha Marlowe, on Pasha’s Podcast on YouTube: Pasha’s Book:   Check out the Other Podcasts on the ADHD reWired Podcast Network: with Brendan Mahan with Will Curb with MJ Siemens The Annual International Conference on ADHD is coming soon!  Join virtually or in person in Dallas, Texas!  Then, listeners of ADHD reWired can get 15% off your registration at !  Or use the promo code adhdrewiredadhdcon2022 at checkout!

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