Mental health: Job burnout; Screen time and child development

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
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First, we cover where to start if you’re experiencing burnout at work. Then, a discussion about the effects of screen time on children’s health, and how to realistically regulate the time a kid spends with tech.

Featured in this Episode

  • How to handle burnout at work

    “Job burnout” is stress from work wearing you out, both physically and emotionally. It can leave you feeling useless, powerless and empty. Whatever the cause, burnout can affect your physical and mental health. We talk with a psychologist about dealing with work-related burnout.

  • Child and family therapist on the effects of screen time on children

    These days, screens are hard to avoid. They’re in schools, at work and in our homes. A child and family therapist joins us to talk about a recent study that found a link between screen time and development of language skills in children.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Shilagh Mirgain Guest
  • Jeff Reiland Guest
  • Jill Nadeau Executive Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director

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