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From Burnout to Balance with Michelle Connery

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Michelle Connery is a burnout recovery coach and founder of Michelle Connery Coaching. Prior to starting her business, she was a successful Corporate Accountant with over 20+ years of experience.  Like a lot of Accountants, she spent the majority of those years prioritizing her career over her mental and physical health.   That was until 2018 when Michelle drove herself to the ER thinking that she was having a heart attack.  That experience started her healthy living journey, but it wasn’t until the pandemic hit that Michelle realized she needed to make a major change. She was exhausted, her anxiety was at an all-time high and she was suffering from burnout.
Michelle realized that it was time to ditch the high-pressure career and the toxic work environment to pursue her passion. Which is to help other ambitious professionals reignite their flame and go from burnt out to balanced.
Michelle shares what lead to her to make changes after a scary day sitting in Emergency due to some really challenging events in her Corporate job that was consuming every part of her.
The start of the pandemic was a real turning point for Michelle.
Michelle shares what Burnout is all about…it’s not stress. We look at what Burnout looks like so you can pre-empt it before it spirals out of control.
We discuss the “Pit of Despair” and what role insomnia plays in stress and ultimately burnout.
Michelle chats about the importance of exercise and her overriding message is start small.
We take a look at food and how to approach it and weight loss it all begins in the mind.
I ask Michelle about sleep and we look at “hustle culture” and burning the midnight oil and the importance of sleep and rest.
Michelle gives her tip around exercise and the best way to lose weight.
To learn more about Michelle’s Coaching go to Michelle Connery Coaching