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Tips for Stress Management

Burnout can lead to anxiety and depression. It's OK to reach out for help!

Text or call 988 for the suicide hotline.

If in the Eugene area, you can call CAHOOTS at 541-682-5111.

128 Resources to Help You Avoid Burnout

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What are the Symptoms of Burnout?

Sense of failure and self-doubt.

Feeling helpless, trapped, and defeated.

Detachment, feeling alone in the world.

Loss of motivation. Increasingly cynical and negative outlook.

Decreased satisfaction and sense of accomplishment.

Six Keys to Burnout Prevention

Social Connection

Social connection is needed when you're experiencing burnout. Try joining activities like social events and clubs.

Brain-Healthy Diet

A brain-healthy diet includes foods that are rich in nutrients that support brain function and overall cognitive health.

Meaning & Purpose

Fill your life with things that bring you joy and practice self-care.

Staying Active

Exercise had been proven to benefit mental health. Physical activity can reduce anxiety, depression, and negative mood.

Quality Sleep

Try to get 7-8 hours of quality sleep every night. Setting a regular bedtime and wake-up time helps you get on a good sleep schedule.

Managing Stress

Prioritizing is so important and creating a healthy habit can fix being overwhelmed and stressed.


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Self-Care and Stress Management

Prioritize sleep, healthy eating, regular exercise, and relaxation techniques, such as meditation or deep-breathing exercises.

Time Management and Workload Adjustment

Burnout can be caused by excessive academic or personal pressures. It can be helpful to managed your workload, set realistic goals, and prioritize tasks.

Social Support

Maintain social connections and get support from family and friends. Voicing your experience and emotions with others can help you feel less isolated and overwhelmed.

Lifestyle Adjustments

Engage in activities you enjoy and find meaningful. This will improve your overall well-being.

Mindfulness Practice

Practicing mindfulness can reduce anxiety and stress to help promote mental health.

Professional Support

It's OK to ask for help! If you need to talk to someone, please seek support.