LIT: A Podcast for Combating Burnout

24 EpisodesProduced by Kate NewburghWebsite

67% of Americans report being burned out on the job. This is a serious spiritual crisis. Tune in for ideas on how to get renewed and inspired at work. Questions about burnout? Write in to Support this podcast:

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LIT Episode 24: How Do You Know if it's Time to Quit Your Job?

September 15th, 2019


Sitting on the fence hurts. Maybe you're unsatisfied with your job, but you're not sure if it's right to quit. Tune in to this week's episode for some tips on how to move forward.

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LIT Episode 23: On Being Right

September 8th, 2019


What does a drunk man on a train, a backstabbing colleague, and a little old lady with a dog have in common? In this episode I tell four stories that …

LIT Episode 22: Words as Bricks

August 23rd, 2019


Bricks can be used as weapons or as building blocks for creation. So can words. This episode explores the power of language to shape our lives and the idea that conversations are actually the mechanism of change within …

LIT Episode 20: Five Strategies for Preventing Burnout

August 16th, 2019


Tune in for five concrete strategies you can start doing today that will help prevent burnout and dramatically boost your on-the-job inspiration and renewal. 

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LIT Episode 19: Conscious Collectives: An Overview

August 8th, 2019


In this episode I give an overview of Conscious Collectives: new organizations that reflect our emerging state of consciousness as a species. I go …

LIT Episode 18: Underneath the Surface of "No Excuses"

July 28th, 2019


This episode was inspired by a conversation I had with a mom recently about her son's teacher. I explore the culture of blame that pervades our …

LIT Episode 17: A Week Without Criticism

July 20th, 2019


"It's foolish to scold."

-Dale Carnegie

Just for fun I decided to take Dale Carnegie's advice and go a week without criticizing myself or anyone …

LIT Episode 16: The Line Between Discipline and Self Harm

July 12th, 2019


Have grit! Never give up! Discipline is a necessary component for achieving long term goals, but when does it become something darker? This episode …

LIT Episode 15: I Don't Have Time

July 5th, 2019


In this episode I dive into the question of how to handle the feeling of "not having enough time" to take care of yourself. Statistics show that people who spend at least 20% of their time at work doing something they …

LIT Episode 14, Part B: Locating Perfection

June 28th, 2019


The second half of the episode! I address a question about how to live as a role model for those around us when we don't feel like we have enough …

LIT Episode 14, Part A: Locating Perfection

June 28th, 2019


This episode deals with a question that drives to the heart of burnout. Listen here to how I respond to a dear friend asking how he can be a role …

LIT Episode 13: Living from the Inside Out

June 21st, 2019


How do you know if you're actually living and working in accordance with your values? How can you tell if a company is sticking by their values instead of just sprinkling them on PR materials? This episode provides a …

LIT Episode 12: Normalizing the Spiritual

June 14th, 2019


Coming up against conflicting impulses while writing a book proposal,  in this episode Kate offers an exploration into the ways we reject …

LIT Episode 11: Manufacturing Burnout

June 7th, 2019


Burnout is too consistent and recurring a phenomenon to be an accident.  This episode explores the ways that systems actually create burnout in employees all over the country.

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LIT Episode 10: The Unanswerable Question (plus guided meditation)

May 31st, 2019


We all have a large, unanswerable question that drives us to pursue the path of our heart. This episode gives you tools to think about that question …

LIT Episode 9: The Other Side of Fear

May 24th, 2019


Tune into the final installment of the May Empowerment series: The Other Side of Fear

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LIT Episode 8: Three Truths about Conflict

May 17th, 2019


When you start to kick butt in your life conflict often arises as a byproduct. This third installment of the Empowerment Series helps you reframe conflict to see it as a positive vehicle for growth.

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LIT Episode 7: Foresight is 20/20

May 9th, 2019


Tune in to the second installment of my May Empowerment series: setting a vision for your life

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LIT Episode 6: That is How Important You Are

May 3rd, 2019


May's theme is EMPOWERMENT. Today's installment: Worthiness. Tune in for strategies and ideas for cultivating an enduring sense of self worth.

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Disobedience and the Fruit

May 3rd, 2019


Part two of the sweeping evolutionary lens of burnout: what disobedience means for defining selfhood.

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LIT Episode 4: Free Will and Pomegranates

April 19th, 2019


What does free will, pomegranates, the origin of the ego, human evolution, wall street, and John Milton have to do with burnout? Find out here!

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LIT Episode 3: Defining Burnout

April 10th, 2019


"Though usually regarded as the result of trying to give too much, burnout in my experience results from trying to give what I do not possess."

LIT Episode 2: Do what you came here to do

April 3rd, 2019


I believe we all arrive here with a divine purpose that is reflected in our strengths, desires and what we long to create. Burnout happens when we live outside of that purpose. I tell my story of realizing how my …

LIT Episode 1: At least we wouldn't have to go into work tomorrow

March 27th, 2019


Welcome to LIT: A Podcast for Combating Burnout. If you're one of the 67% of Americans who reported feeling burned out on the job, this podcast is for you. Kate Newburgh is a former educator who has dedicated the past …

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