I love this quote: “If your problem is burnout, invest in rest and relaxation” — Brianna Wiest

One of the best investments we can make is in our own well-being, including in simple rest and relaxation

Hi Brianna, thank you so much for your honest and real advice on the challenging topic of overspending in your article in Human Parts.

I especially liked the part about reframing overspending as a need for improved self-awareness and especially understanding our own needs.

I recently wrote about what I needed to do to work on my occupational burnout, and my strategy for combating depression definitely included adjusting to shifts that better fit my personal “wolf” circadian rhythm:

Thanks for offering your refreshing perspective on overspending not as a personal failing but as a symptom of other lifestyle choices, especially those that result in decreased well-being like chronic sleep deprivation.

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