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From burnout to balance: Strategies for wellbeing

Vesna Hrsto is a dedicated naturopath and wellbeing expert who has overcome burnout in her own business to continue helping others with their health and wellness. From a young age, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career in natural medicine and has been committed to her passion ever since. Her experience with burnout has shaped her approach to her work, and she now strives to help others prevent and recover from similar experiences.

From dietary changes to mental and emotional stress management, this Flying Solo conversation delves into practical approaches to maintaining physical and mental health amidst the demands of entrepreneurship.

Key Topics

Understanding and Addressing Burnout

– Vesna’s personal experience with burnout

– Warning signs of burnout

– Impact of chronic stress on physical and mental health

– Importance of self-care and recovery

Managing Stress through Nutrition

– Impact of diet on stress hormones and energy levels

– Dietary changes to reduce stress

– Supplements for managing stress

– Importance of regular meals and healthy cooking

Understanding and Managing Mental Stress

– Coaching and meditation for mental stress reduction

– Draining effects of mental and emotional stress on energy

– Role of attitude and perspective in stress management

– Practical approaches to quieting the mind

Physical Health and Stress Management

– Role of exercise in managing stress

– Benefits of daily exercise and strength training

– Balancing hormones and setting up routines for better physical health

– Regular checkups and obtaining basic pathology tests

Building Healthy Habits and Preventing Burnout

– Establishing healthy habits to prevent burnout recurrence

– Motivation and energy from seeing results of healthy habits

– Importance of proper nutrition, exercise, bedtime, and routine in preventing burnout

Timestamped overview:

00:00 Struggled with work and stress, led to burnout.

05:31 Manage physical stress with diet and habits.

09:21 Mental and emotional stress impact energy levels.

12:10 Maintaining clarity in mind enhances productivity.

14:48 Balancing downtime while running a thriving business.

18:08 Self-care is crucial to show up better.

21:27 Recommend pathology test, reduce stress, take action.

25:28 Eating breakfast reduces stress and boosts metabolism.

30:00 Creating energy-shift habits for motivation and progress.

33:41 Success comes from simplicity, one step at a time.

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