Welcome to the top 10 best books on burnout. What are good, insightful and inspiring books on this subject? How can you stop a burnout – or at least learn how to deal with it? We compiled a list of the best books on burnout. Read along…

An overview of the 10 best books about burnout

If you want to learn more about what burnout is and how to deal with it, this list of the best books on burnout and stress might be for you. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Burnout of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About BurnoutAuthor
Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress CycleAmelia Nagoski
BurnoutRx for Healthcare ProfessionalsDr. Strich
Burnout: Your First Ten StepsAmy Imms
Burnout: The Essential Guide on How to Handle BurnoutTeddy Alva
Bias and BurnoutGlennae Davis
Conscious Service Elizabeth Bishop
Plan It NowDurrant Tracy
Burnout Among Social WorkersDavid Gillespie
Burnout’s Kryptonite for the Female First ResponderAna-Christina Hicks
Dear WorkaholicsKat Nieh

The updated top 10 list: the best books about burnout

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

Dealing with a burnout can be one of life’s biggest challenges. There is even a difference in how men and women experience it. Break the stress cycle and start working on truly relaxing your body and mind with the help of this book.

Taking Action Against Clinician Burnout: A Systems Approach to Professional Well-Being

Covid-19 has added to the stress of clinicians, and we think a book on burnout among this special group of essential caregivers is much needed. Will the recommendations in this book work?

Dispatcher Stress: 50 Lessons on Beating the Burnout (The Healthy Dispatcher Series)

Having a job as a dispatcher can be extra traumatic, and this will not be a surprise to anyone who sees them in action on television or heard this from personal stories. This book shares with you how to prevent a burnout in this field of work.

Running on Empty: Overcoming Burnout, Exhaustion, & Weariness

Is 24 hours not enough to do everything you must do in a day? Relax. Stop running. God has a plan if you are willing to listen and slow down. It’s the only way to stop the rat race and start living again.

Dealing with Diabetes Burnout: How to Recharge and Get Back on Track When You Feel Frustrated and Overwhelmed Living with Diabetes

Being diagnosed with diabetes can have a tremendous effect on your life. But now is not the time to let yourself go or feel sorry for yourself. There are some things you can do to handle your diabetic life, and this book tells you what and how. 

Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success

If you keep stepping over your personal boundaries to get success in life or your career, you will end up being burned out. So how can you keep all the balls in the air in a way that doesn’t ask too much of yourself. ‘Peak Performance’ is your go-to book if this is the question that is on your mind right now.

Reignite: Transform from Burned Out to On Fire and Find New Meaning in Your Career and Life

When your work keeps you up at night and distracts you while doing other important things (driving, cooking, picking up the kids), it is time for a change. Stop living in survival mode and being the backseat, and take back control of your life.

Fewer Things, Better: The Courage to Focus on What Matters Most

As a teacher there is so much going on in your classroom and with individual students, that you feel like you can hardly keep up. Focusing on what is key will give you clarity and make you a better teacher for your students and colleagues.

The 4 Season Solution: A Groundbreaking New Plan for Feeling Better, Living Well, and Powering Down Our Always-On Lives

This book is a practical guide that will help you in one full year to become a better you. Sleeping, exercising, eating and your relationships will improve in just 12 months.

High-Octane Women: How Superachievers Can Avoid Burnout

Research has shown that women face a burnout sooner than the men who are in the same position. This book explains why, and it also shares practical advice on how women can avoid a burnout.

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