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On the Problem of Burnout for First-Generation Professionals Like Me

The privilege and pain of admitting you need to quit a decent job

Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash

I recently had an experience where I found myself headed toward burnout fast, and I had to recalculate my life. If I didn’t, I was zipping toward a mental health break and that is not something a mom of six, freelance writer, and wife can manage discretely. A breakdown would have…

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Jonita Davis

Jonita Davis

Jonita Davis is a writer, film critic, and professor. She’s a member of NABJ, AAFCA, a Rotten Tomatoes critic, and an adjunct professor.

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