What is toxic productivity? And 5 tips to overcome it

Toxic productivity is a mindset that manifests as the need to constantly “do.” You may feel that you can’t rest or take any downtime. And when you’re forced to, you can’t turn your mind off and enjoy it—you’re too busy worrying about what else you “should” do. 

This toxic mindset can be difficult to spot because overwork is often cast in a positive light. Fortunately, once you do recognize it, you can take some concrete steps to shift away from toxic productivity and reclaim your life. – Dave Schafer. Review the article’s entire list of tips here

For more information feel free to reference the Professional Goal Setting resource or schedule an appointment to speak with a Career Advisor.  

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community