Burnout - by Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski (Paperback)

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Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.1 Inch (W) x .9 Inch (D)

Weight: .5 Pounds

Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up

Number of Pages: 304

Format: Paperback

Genre: Self Improvement

Sub-Genre: Self

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Author: Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski

Book theme: Stress Management, Management

Language: English

Street Date: May 26, 2020
TCIN: 77587675
UPC: 9781984818324
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-3271
Origin: Made in the USA

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About the Book



"This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men--and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life"--



Book Synopsis



NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "This book is a gift! I've been practicing their strategies, and it's a total game-changer."--Brené Brown, PhD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dare to Lead

This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men--and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life.

Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What's expected of women and what it's really like to be a woman in today's world are two very different things--and women exhaust themselves trying to close the gap between them. How can you "love your body" when every magazine cover has ten diet tips for becoming "your best self"? How do you "lean in" at work when you're already operating at 110 percent and aren't recognized for it? How can you live happily and healthily in a sexist world that is constantly telling you you're too fat, too needy, too noisy, and too selfish?

Sisters Emily Nagoski, PhD, and Amelia Nagoski, DMA, are here to help end the cycle of feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Instead of asking us to ignore the very real obstacles and societal pressures that stand between women and well-being, they explain with compassion and optimism what we're up against--and show us how to fight back. In these pages you'll learn

- what you can do to complete the biological stress cycle--and return your body to a state of relaxation
- how to manage the "monitor" in your brain that regulates the emotion of frustration
- how the Bikini Industrial Complex makes it difficult for women to love their bodies--and how to defend yourself against it
- why rest, human connection, and befriending your inner critic are keys to recovering and preventing burnout

With the help of eye-opening science, prescriptive advice, and helpful worksheets and exercises, all women will find something transformative in these pages--and will be empowered to create positive change. Emily and Amelia aren't here to preach the broad platitudes of expensive self-care or insist that we strive for the impossible goal of "having it all." Instead, they tell us that we are enough, just as we are--and that wellness, true wellness, is within our reach.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKRIOT

"Burnout is the gold standard of self-help books, delivering cutting-edge science with energy, empathy, and wit. The authors know exactly what's going on inside your frazzled brain and body, and exactly what you can do to fix it. . . . Truly life-changing."--Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of Calm the F*ck Down



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"Burnout is the gold standard of self-help books, delivering cutting-edge science with energy, empathy, and wit. The authors know exactly what's going on inside your frazzled brain and body, and exactly what you can do to fix it. . . . Truly life-changing."--Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of Calm the F*ck Down

"In Burnout, Emily and Amelia Nagoski deconstruct the stress we experience as women, and their compassionate, science-based advice on how to release it made me cry with gratitude and relief. Repeatedly. In public. The book is that revolutionary and its authors that wonderful and wise."--Peggy Orenstein, New York Times bestselling author of Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

"Reading Burnout, I knew this was not just another self-help book that keeps us trapped by the idea of female inadequacy. It turns our struggle with stress on its head and paves a meaningful path to what the authors call 'growing mighty' by bravely dropping in thoroughly contemporary and refreshing truth bombs, like, yeah, the patriarchal system is the issue, and goddamn it's time we play by our own rules!"--Sarah Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of First, We Make the Beast Beautiful

"The first sentence of Burnout says, 'This is a book is for any woman who has felt overwhelmed and exhausted by everything she had to do, and yet still worried she was not doing "enough."' (I raised my hand in bed.) Emily Nagoski [and] her twin sister, Amelia, teamed up to write about how to combat stress, and they have a gift for making the self-help genre not make you want to poke your eyes out."--Cup of Jo



About The Author



Emily Nagoski is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life. She has a MS in counseling and a PhD in health behavior, both from Indiana University.

Amelia Nagoski holds a conductor with a DMA in conducting from the University of Connecticut. An assistant professor and coordinator of music at Western New England University, she regularly presents educational sessions discussing the application of communications science and psychological research for audiences of other professional musicians, including "Beyond Burnout Prevention: Embodied Wellness for Conductors."

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4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
75% would recommend
8 recommendations

You deserve this book

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Mc80 - 3 months ago
This book is a game changer. Highly recommended.
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This book gave me more burnout

2 out of 5 stars
Would not recommend
Tam - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
While this book had a few good examples of stress responses based on real psychological studies, it was not what I was hoping for. It did little to address the causes and solutions of burnout for many people and further promoted a victim mentality. The book showed a lot of political bias and honestly, the way it was written stressed me out even more. It is very high strung and all over the place. While it highlighted some good points, there are better books out there on this topic for a broader audience. It focuses mainly on social and political issues
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excellent

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
MomandRN - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Love how the end of each section has a summary under the title TLDR (Too Long, Didn't Read). Funny, relatable, easy read. Excellent stress reduction plans and explanations.
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Life Changing!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Norikay - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This book changed my life. I never was able to make moving my body and being kind to it a habit until I read this book. Now I complete my “stress cycle” daily. Just phenomenal.
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Mama Must Read.

4 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Girl Mom - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I really liked this book! I am glad that I bought it rather than borrowing from the library because I think it’s one of those books that I’ll need a refresher on from time to time. It’s an easy read and is written in lay terms which is always nice for those of us “burned out” by information overload. I didn’t care as much for the first part of the book, but the remainder of the book more than made up for it. I’ve recommended this to fellow moms and they also like it.
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Just ok but somewhat boring

1 out of 5 stars
Would not recommend
Marly - 2 years ago
Really wanted to like this book but it’s a hard read and the stories never seem to come together. There’s a lot of content but they make it dull and boring. No lightbulb moments, your just reading and awaiting that aha moment but it never comes.
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Must read!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Aly - 2 years ago
Do yourself a favor and buy this book!
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Yes amd thank you!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Joyus1 - 2 years ago
Very helpful topic and explanation!
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So cool to see this book in Target

5 out of 5 stars
Gary H - 2 years ago
For all feminists who are stressed out because they don't think they're doing enough - but exhausted because they are doing so much!
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