6. Responding to Burnout
Summary: This resource offers 1) a set of questions you can ask to prevent burnout on an individual level and 2) a set of institutional conditions that help prevent burnout.



Individual actions questionnaire
What tasks can you say no to?
What can you drop off your plate?
What life-giving physical activity can you do?
What can you do to ensure you get enough sleep tonight?
What nutritious and tasty food can you enjoy today?
What restorative activities/ hobbies can you engage in today?
What progress have you made in your sponsorship that you can celebrate?
Can you plan for a day off soon?
Can you access training and skills in areas of sponsorship you feel ill-equipped to address?
Do I need to access professional help (see my doctor, find a therapist)?
How can other group members support you right now?

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