We Don’t Talk about Burnout: How Superheroes Deal with Workplace Stress and Trauma

“Burnout is nature's way of telling you, you've been going through the motions. Your soul has departed; you're a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker. False optimism is like administering stimulants to an exhausted nervous system.”

― Sam Keen, Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man

When you last heard from us over a year ago, we were writing with a spirit of optimism as we seemed to be emerging from a pandemic that had stolen a year of our lives.

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