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Burnout

The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

By Emily Nagoski, PhD, Amelia Nagoski, DMA
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Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski, PhD, Amelia Nagoski, DMA

Burnout (2019) offers women an honest and practical look at the causes of their everyday stress and anxiety and the different ways in which science can help. Since women continue to face a very different set of expectations to men, it stands to reason that women also deal with a different form of burnout. Authors Emily and Amelia Nagoski offer scientific, as well as personal, insight into what’s really going on and what women can do to not only persist but thrive in the modern world.

  • Women facing daily burnout
  • Anyone tired of living up to impossible expectations
  • People in need of stress management tips

Emily Nagoski holds a PhD in health behavior from Indiana University and currently works at Smith College in Massachusetts as the director of wellness education. She has over two decades’ experience as a sex educator and is the author of the book Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life (2015).

Amelia Nagoski is a professor of music who works extensively in communications science and explores the connections between art and science. She teaches at Western New England University where she conducts music as well as educational seminars such as “Beyond Burnout Prevention: Embodied Wellness for Conductors.” She is also the identical twin sister of Emily Nagoski.

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