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How a Buddhist deals with burnout

How a Buddhist deals with burnout

A talk given at the The Buddhist Library in Singapore.

  • Factors that bring on burnout
  • How to avoid burnout
  • Using problems as part of Dharma practice
  • Questions and answers
    • How do you deal with a boss who sets you up for burnout?
    • How can you avoid burnout in helping professions?
    • How can you help teens who are on social media to much?
    • How can we come to accept ourselves?
    • Does burnout lead to substance abuse?

How a Buddhist deals with burnout (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.