Sometimes I feel overwhelmed, exhausted, and frustrated about my blog. My cynicism rises and I feel ineffective. That’s how this burnout expert describes the symptoms, and I’ve been there. Blogger burnout is a big problem in our field.
Short of the usual admonitions to eat well, sleep well and exercise more, how do we get out of the swamp and feel energized again?
When I feel burned out, I go for a walk or meet friends. I try to feel grateful for the opportunity to do what I love. Doing so usually gets me back on track, but there’s a lot more to it.
Yes, we bloggers compare and second-guess ourselves and feel like we’re running in circles. It takes a major shift to get going again.
I’ll be talking about that shift and how to address it while teaching a workshop on blogger burnout at the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) annual conference on April 1. In researching the subject of burnout, it seems that bloggers and those of us who spend so many hours on the [Read more…] about Suffering from Blogger Burnout?