Why are women burning out?
While women have made important gains in the workplace, working women are now significantly more burned out than men.
Women's lives are complicated
Patriarchal conditioning, Imposter Syndrome, carrying the invisible load, gender inequality and menopause all contribute to women feeling more exhausted than ever.
Masculine productivity methods
The world operates from masculine productivity principles - taking action, doing, accomplishing, making things happen, being efficient. That's all well and good for men, but it's not necessarily the best way for women to be. Trying to keep up is exhausting.me or click Edit Text. It's easy to make it your own.
More women are leaving the workforce
1 in 3 women are considering leaving their jobs, or taking a big downshift in their career, or completely leaving the workforce.
Modern capitalism to blame
Because capitalism values productivity above all else, it often leaves little room for rest and recovery. This can lead to burnout, especially when you are socialised to believe that they must be productive at all times.
The world of work and productivity is not aligned to women, which causes burnout.
So much so that they are questioning whether it's even worth it.
When you've reached the stage where you feel non-stop, bone-tired mental and physical and emotional exhaustion... it's time to take stock.
Your health and state of mind are far too important to sacrifice it at the altar of capitalism. There has to be a boundary laid down. No more...