In this podcast episode, we delve deep into the pervasive issue of academic burnout. Join hosts Suzanne van Wouw and Jayron Habibe as they sit down with guest Cevdet Acarsoy, a psychologist and PhD student, to discuss the impact of burnout on productivity, motivation, and mental health in the academic world. Uncover the vicious circle of exhaustion, procrastination, and anxiety, and learn how to detect the early signs of burnout before it reaches a breaking point. Discover the unique challenges faced by academics and gain insights into effective strategies for preventing and managing burnout. Tune in and navigate the path towards a healthier, more sustainable work-life balance.