The Cost of Burnout: Why We Need Healthy Work

Healthy Work Campaign
8 min readAug 26, 2019

By Marnie Dobson Zimmerman, PhD & Peter Schnall, MD MPH*

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash

Burnout is the feeling that everything is wrong with your job and that no matter how much sleep you get, you just can’t get over this feeling of complete exhaustion when you leave work and when you think about going to work. The job you might once have loved is now leaving you feeling overwhelmed and cynical. The patients…