How to Recover from Burnout and Stress Overload (with Amelia and Emily Nagoski)

What counts as rest? What is the stress response cycle and what can we do about it? Is it really possible to fully recover from burnout? Anita Sarkeesian interviews Amelia and Emily Nagoski, authors of the book Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, about how to truly find rest and care for each other in a world that champions productivity and entitlement.


Amelia and Emily’s Feminist Survival Project 2020 podcast –
Book website –
Amelia’s Burnout Playlist, more than an hour of moving and beautiful art music in a mood of quiet power by women composers –
The Nap Ministry –
Down Girl by Kate Manne –


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