Avoid burnout by managing your energy levels, not time

Burnout is less about time, and more about how you manage your sleep, what you eat and simply, your equilibrium – essentially the fuel that keeps you pumping.

Sean Hall is no stranger to burnout. He has sizzled into a heap twice across his professional career. It is for this reason he founded Energx, an organisation that specialises in burnout risk identification and prevention.

‘It’s a very topical subject: burnout and wellness. This year it was officially recognised as a workplace syndrome,’ he told audiences at the recent Communicating the Arts Conference.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina