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Why Smart Women Are Running Themselves Into The Ground


What do Hillary Clinton, Sharon Osbourne and Selena Gomez have in common? They are all smart, busy women who have run themselves into the ground. Hillary Clinton is currently making headlines for nearly fainting at the 9/11 – remembrance ceremony on Sunday, finally admitting she has been diagnosed with pneumonia.  On Monday’s season premier of The Talk, Mrs. O revealed that she had a complete collapse and subsequent depression because she felt like she had to be “Superwoman” to manage all of the obligations on her plate. Selena Gomez recently took a break from her tour to deal with the anxiety, panic attacks, and depression, which she asserts are side effects of her lupus diagnosis. Each of them admitted that they had taken on too much with regard to work.

Burnout is a state of chronic stress that is characterized by a combination of exhaustion, cynicism and inefficacy, and it’s impacting women more frequently and earlier in their careers.

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