Ep2. Burnout in the Silicon Valley with Linnea Butler
The Mental BalanceMay 22, 2023x
00:34:5231.93 MB

Ep2. Burnout in the Silicon Valley with Linnea Butler

In this episode, my guest is Linnea Butler, a licensed mental health professional, and we discuss about signs of burnout, effects of COVID, strategies and tools on how to reduce stress and manage burnout. We also dig deeper into what is neurodiversity, how it is related to those in the tech industry, autistic burnout along with the psychedelic 'Ketamine' which is legally permitted for use (waitlist for this therapy experience in the Bay Area).

Linnea is a psychotherapist who is also the founder of a psychiatry practice based in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Having begun her career as a molecular biologist, then worked in the tech industry as a product manager and director of marketing and having gone back to school for psychotherapy and now a business owner, she knows what stress and BURNOUT is actually about. Would you rather prefer to read? Subscribe to our newsletter - www.thementalbalance.com Get alerted on our social media channels as well: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the_mental_... Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/@the_mental_ba... Linnea's practice in the Bay Area: https://www.bayareamh.com/ Chapters:

0:00 - 0:55: Introduction to Ep2 of Tech Minds Unwind 0:55 - 2:13: Working in Three Different Careers, Linnea's Introduction 2:13 - 9:29: Discussing Burnout in the Tech Industry and COVID's effects 9:30 - 16:55: Multi-tasking, Software releases, cortisol and not much coffee can do 16:56 - 20:36: Signs of Burnout in People 20:37 - 22:58: Preventing burnout and recovering from it 22:58 - 28:26: Self-Compassion and Self-Acceptance 28:27 - 34:53: Ketamine Psychotherapy and Psychedelics Tools and references mentioned in this podcast: Mindfulness Bell: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mindful... Sapolsky's Research, Stanford, TED talks: https://www.ted.com/talks/robert_sapo... Emily and Amilia Nagoski, burnout: • Emily Nagoski and... Kristen Neff, compassion: • The Space Between... Devon Price, Unmasking Autism: https://www.amazon.com/Unmasking-Auti...#mentalhealthawareness #thementalbalancepodcast #therapy #mentalhealth --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Warning: For information purposes only. Does not constitute clinical advice. Consult your local medical authority for advice. If you or someone you know needs help immediately, you should take one of the following actions:- call 9-8-8 in the United States or your country's emergency number- call the Lifeline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255) in the United States or a global crisis hotlines- text START to 741-741 in the United States - go to your nearest hospital emergency room