Burnout. You probably know someone who has gone through it, or you may have burnt out, yourself. Academic burnout is real and often taboo, and this week on the podcast, I am talking with a coach specializing in helping researchers avoid it and manage it – Özgün Ünver, form Mind Your Own Revisions.
During our conversation, Özgün shares about her burnout during the PhD and postdoc and her lessons learned from her personal experience and from the experiences coaching academics.
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Özgün Ünver is a certified life, stress and burnout coach working with academics around wellbeing, mindset, and burnout prevention/recovery.
She has a PhD in social policy, a strong interest in psychosocial wellbeing in the workplace, and a passion for normalising mental health-related conversations in every aspect of our lives.
Her mission is to help academics (and everyone else) to prioritize self-care, work-life balance, and mental (as well as physical) health.
Thank you, Özgün Ünver!
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