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Managing Burnout for Busy People

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Course Description
Massages and bubble baths are great, but they are not the cure to burnout. Instead of scratching the surface with temporary fixes, we'll dive into the REAL steps to recover from burnout so you can truly thrive in your work, life, and leadership. You'll discover the rules you've been taught that lead to burnout and how to unlearn them through practical, tangible steps you can use immediately to heal from burnout and reclaim your life, including:

  • The surprising key to releasing stress
  • Practices to build self-compassion and resilience
  • Strategies to say no, set boundaries, and create more space in your life
  • A personal toolkit to feel alive again

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Identify how cultural expectations have led to stress and burnout
  • Apply learned tools to release stress, build self-compassion, and increase resiliency
  • Utilize a framework to set boundaries and say no more often

60 minutes
Closed Caption: English

Heather Whelpley is a speaker, award-winning author of the book An Overachiever's Guide To Breaking The Rules, and host of the podcast, Create Your Own Rules For Life. She has led events on imposter syndrome, burnout recovery, creating your own rules for success, using your authentic voice to create change with thousands of people at different companies and conferences across the globe, including WE22! Prior to owning her business, Heather worked at Cargill and Ameriprise in a wide variety of leadership development, human resources, and change management roles in both office and manufacturing environments across the US, Latin America, and Australia. Heather lives in Colorado where she enjoys spending as much time hiking and exploring as possible. This course  Learn more at

This course offers 0.10 CEUs / 1.0 PDH. To receive CEU/PDH, the course must be viewed in its entirety in addition to completing the knowledge check with an 80%.


The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275. In obtaining this approval, the SWE has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2018 Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider membership status, SWE is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2018 Standard.