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This groundbreaking e-book explains why girls expertise burnout otherwise than males—and gives a easy, science-based plan to assist girls reduce stress, handle feelings, and dwell a extra joyful life.
Burnout. Many ladies in America have skilled it. What’s anticipated of ladies and what it’s actually prefer to be a lady in right now’s world are two very various things—and ladies exhaust themselves attempting to shut the hole between them. How will you “love your physique” when each journal cowl has ten eating regimen ideas for turning into “your greatest self”? How do you “lean in” at work whenever you’re already working at 110 % and aren’t acknowledged for it? How will you dwell fortunately and healthily in a sexist world that’s continually telling you you’re too fats, too needy, too noisy, and too egocentric?
Sisters Emily Nagoski, PhD, and Amelia Nagoski, DMA, are right here to assist finish the cycle of feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. As a substitute of asking us to disregard the very actual obstacles and societal pressures that stand between girls and well-being, they clarify with compassion and optimism what we’re up in opposition to—and present us the best way to struggle again. In these pages you’ll be taught
• what you are able to do to finish the organic stress cycle—and return your physique to a state of leisure
• the best way to handle the “monitor” in your mind that regulates the emotion of frustration
• how the Bikini Industrial Complicated makes it tough for ladies to like their our bodies—and the best way to defend your self in opposition to it
• why relaxation, human connection, and befriending your internal critic are keys to recovering and stopping burnout
With the assistance of eye-opening science, prescriptive recommendation, and useful worksheets and workouts, all girls will discover one thing transformative in these pages—and might be empowered to create optimistic change. Emily and Amelia aren’t right here to evangelise the broad platitudes of costly self-care or insist that we try for the not possible aim of “having all of it.” As a substitute, they inform us that we’re sufficient, simply as we’re—and that wellness, true wellness, is inside our attain.
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“Burnout is the gold normal of self-help books, delivering cutting-edge science with vitality, empathy, and wit. The authors know precisely what’s happening inside your frazzled mind and physique, and precisely what you are able to do to repair it. . . . Actually life-changing.”—Sarah Knight, New York Occasions bestselling creator of Calm the F*ck Down
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