How to End Career Fatigue When Working From Home

Available for Interviews: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an internal medicine physician, a work-life integration researcher, and an international expert on mind-body-spirit connection. She is also an international speaker and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

What Dr. Dalton-Smith  Can Say in an Interview on
How to End Career Fatigue When Working From Home:

  • Career fatigue is a precursor to burnout. It is characterized by a growing indifference about the work you do, a drop in productivity, and an increase in work-related stress. When working from home, the boundary lines between your personal and professional life can get blurry leading to more exhaustion.

  • Symptoms of career fatigue. Career fatigue can progress to both physical, emotional and relational problems such as insomnia, substance abuse, heart disease, depression, and divorce.

3 Ways to End Career Fatigue

1)  Explore some inner questions. Ending career fatigue begins with identifying if you are at risk. Some questions to consider include:

Do you find it difficult to concentrate? 

Have you noticed a decrease in your productivity and/or creativity?

Are you easily irritated by clients and/or co-workers?

Do you find yourself questioning if your work is beneficial?

Have you become overly critical about your company or its leadership?

2)  Work-life boundaries are crucial. Establish healthy work-life integration boundaries for your home office space, including the use of time-blocking and visual cues to maintain your boundary lines.

3)  Taking a break is important. Incorporate restorative activities in the middle of your busy day to prevent career fatigue from progressing to burnout. A few simple techniques you can easily add to your day include flow-break cycles and being intentional about getting more social and creative rest.


Interview: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith runs a consulting and coaching business in Birmingham, AL that helps leaders and high-achievers reshape their view on change, communication, and self-care to optimize their personal and professional effectiveness. She is an international wellness expert and has been featured in numerous media outlets including Fast Company, FOX, MSNBC, Prevention, Psychology Today, Redbook, and Women’s Day. Dalton-Smith is also an international speaker, a CDC Wellness Series speaker, and hosts a podcast I Choose My Best Life. She is the author of numerous books including her newest bestselling Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity, which includes ground-breaking insight on the seven types of rest needed to optimize your productivity, increase your overall happiness, overcome burnout, and live your best life. Over 100,000 people have discovered their personal rest deficits using her free assessment at Learn more about her at:

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