My Career is Crushing My Soul…How Do I Escape Burnout?

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We all want to be strong, but everyone needs a break sometimes. It’s easy to feel pressure to keep it all together, especially in high-stress careers like law. One viewer is struggling to balance the demands of her legal career with her emotional well-being. She feels drained and fears that asking for help will be seen as a sign of weakness.

In this segment of ‘Life Quakes’, hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu and guest lawyer and wellness advocate Javoyne Hicks, discuss why it’s important to set boundaries, how to find support, and how to separate your work persona from your home life.

Seeking Help Is a Sign of Strength

There’s no shame in admitting you’re struggling and asking for support, especially in a high-pressure profession.

Setting Boundaries is Crucial

Learn to prioritize both your professional and personal commitments. This allows you to manage your time and energy better.

Work/Life Harmony is About Prioritization

“Harmonizing” work commitments with self-care means having some days when you work longer and some days when you take care of yourself so you don’t burn out.

Let’s help her! What advice would you give this viewer? Share your experiences and thoughts in the comments.

Editorial Team
Editorial Team
At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.


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