Burnout is a costly scourge: The combination of increasing global competition, digital devices that compel us to be online 24/7, and an ugly political environment is leaving over 40 percent of Americans feeling down, distressed, and disengaged. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the use of antidepressants has risen 400 percent since the mid-1990s, and anxiety is at an all-time high.
When you consider the deep history of our species, this makes sense. Modern urban living — and all the digital technologies that accompany it — are relatively new phenomenas for us sapiens.
Brad Stulberg „The Original Natural Remedy for Burnout: Nature”