S01 E03 - From Burnout to Balance: Defying Death and Embracing Life

ARTS. WORK. LIFE. by the Association of Performing Arts Professionals
Arts workers often walk a tightrope between healthy boundaries and total burnout. But can we achieve balance? Episode 3 tells the stories of professionals assessing risks to physical and mental health, promoting work/life balance in the workplace, and finding harmony in arts, work and life.Content warning: This episode mentions depression  ...  See more
Jul 12 2022
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Claire: Hey listeners – Claire here. Just a heads up that Act Three of our show today briefly mentions suicide and depression. There are specific time stamps of those sections in the show notes – just in case you want to skip over it. And we’ve also put some mental health resources in the show notes as well. [NOTE: If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.]

Ok. On to the show.

INTRO: OFF BALANCE
Tony: One, two, three, four, five,

>>Fade down counting

Claire: Tony Lopresti got sick with COVID pretty early on in the pandemic

Tony: when I called the doctor in the wee hours of the morning, I almost couldn't speak.

>> Fade up counting

six, seven

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