The Burnout Cure (Paperback)
An Emotional Survival Guide for Overwhelmed Women(edit)
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If the demands of the day-to-day leave you feeling overworked, overwhelmed, and exhausted, you may be suffering from an all-too-common malady prevalent among Mormon women: emotional burnout. From work in and out of the home to service in wards and communities, the variety of worthy undertakings can seem endless. With such perceived cultural pressure to “do it all,” how can a woman balance the desire to serve others with caring for her own personal needs?
As a wife, mother, clinical counselor, and musician, author Julie de Azevedo Hanks understands better than most the demands placed on women in the Church, and she has spent years providing clinical counseling to Latter-day Saint women and families. The Burnout Cure dispels common cultural myths that often leave women feeling “never good enough.” Through scriptural quotes, personal stories, and clinical examples, Hanks offers a bevy of tools designed to help sisters identify and meet their emotional needs, to accept their limitations, to let go of the guilt and perfectionism, and to lean on the Lord.
About the Author
Julie de Azevedo Hanks, MSW, LCSW is a self-care evangelist, licensed therapist, relationship expert, media contributor, blogger, speaker, and songwriter with 20 year experience counseling LDS women, couples and families. In addition to owning Wasatch Family Therapy, LLC and serving as executive director, Hanks is an emotional health and relationship expert on TV and radio. She is a regular contributor on KSL TV’s Studio 5 and has appeared nationally on TLC, Discovery Health, and FOX News Channel. Her down-to-earth advice has also been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, CNN, Women’s Day, Women’s Health, Real Simple, Parenting, and others. Hanks writes for Answers, Sharecare, DailyStrength, and PsychCentral websites.
As an award-winning performing songwriter, “Julie de Azevedo” has written dozens of songs, contributed to numerous projects, and produced 10 solo CD’s over the past 25 years. Her most recent CD “Masterpiece: The Best of Julie de Azevedo” is a collection of her best-loved songs.
Hanks most valuable experience has been “in the trenches” of family life as a wife to Jeff Hanks and mother of 4 children. In her “spare time” Hanks is earning her PhD in marriage and family therapy, taking long naps, and eating a lot of chocolate.
Every woman needs to read this book!
by Shauna - reviewed on July 29, 2013
Have you ever felt weary in well-doing? Have you ever felt less than someone else? Have you ever felt overwhelmed and under appreciated? Now you have 6 Emotional Burnout Cures in this WONDERFUL book! Cures that will help you meet your emotional needs, accept your limitations, let go of the guilt and perfectionism, and help you learn to lean on the Lord. Filled with personal stories, scriptural quotes and clinical stories this book dispels the myths that leave women feeling that we are 'never good enough.' There is some REALLY GOOD HELPS in this book! Every woman can benefit from reading this book!
Perfect Pick Me Up for the Burned Out Woman
by Monica - reviewed on August 14, 2013
The Burnout Cure is the perfect message to call women back. Back from over extending and neglecting themselves. In a completely logical way Julie de Azevedo Hanks walks through six ways to help yourself in living the life God wants us to live. She debunks common Mormon culture myths with scripture and latter day revelation from prophets of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. By defining how to fully live a balanced life in this overwhelming world, woman (and men) can avoid feeling burned out.
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