Best Quotes | Burnout – Solve your Stress Cycle

Here are some of the quotes we truly loved during our reading journey and we couldn’t be more excited to add them to our list of…

Best Quotes @ Productively Yours

“Exhaustion happens when we get stuck in an emotion.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“Stress is not bad for you; being stuck is bad for you.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“The quality of our lives, day to day, is measured by our freedom to choose to stay or leave.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

In a sense, human giver syndrome is the first villain in our story. It tries to make you ignore your something larger, because you’re supposed to dedicate all your resources to Human Beings. But how can we escape or defeat the villain in our own story when we’re busy policing others to keep them from defeating it?

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“We can’t “believe” our way out of oppression, exile or despair. But when we make meaning, we can sustain ourselves through worse things than we can imagine.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“No wonder people hate the word “patriarchy”. It’s a word that exposes and names a source of pain so old and deep we’ve learned to ignore it or treat it as if it’s how life should be.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“We’re not saying “beautiful” is what your body should be; we’re saying beautiful is what your body already is.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“Your body needs to breathe and to sleep. She needs food. She needs love. She dies without them. And there is nothing she has to do, no shape or size she has to be, before she “deserves” food and love and sleep.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“We’re made of energy. The nature of energy is to be shared, to spread, to connect one thing to another. Sharing space with other people means that our energy influences theirs, and theirs influences ours. It’s physics. And psychology. And unavoidable. And amazing.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“What else but sleep can mend a broken bone and a broken heart?”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“These days, the message is not so much that we don’t need sleep but that if a person has time to sleep, they’re doing something wrong; they’re not working hard enough.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

“Turn toward the self-critical part of you with kindness and compassion. Thank her for the hard work she has done to help you survive.”

Amelia & Emily Nagoski, Burnout : Pg. 15

At PY, we believe in sharing the joy of reading. We hope these quotes inspire you to go and pick your own copy or order it from the comfort of your couch. If you’re looking forward to read this amazing book, here are some links for your reference – PaperbackKindle | Audible

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