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Lou Holtz said, “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” We can carry a lot more than we think. Our level of stress and feeling overwhelmed is often because we’re trying to work too much. If the number of tasks on our schedules doesn’t paralyze us, we pile on more things.

Overworking has a cost. We work longer hours, but instead of being more productive, we become exhausted and discouraged. If we don’t watch, our busyness hurts rather than helps. Here are 5 ways to fight burnout: F-I-G-H-T.

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