Well+Good TALKS: Burnout 2.0: How to Achieve More Balance in a World That Values Busyness

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If 2019 was the year burnout became a globally recognized condition by the World Health Organization (hint: it was), 2020 will be the year we start to figure out how to stop it from plaguing our careers, bodies, and minds. In this panel discussion, experts in the fields of functional medicine, workplace wellness, and mindfulness will break down actionable steps we can all take in order to cultivate a healthier and more balanced way of living.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: WeWork Now | 902 Broadway, New York, NY 10010


Celeste Headlee | Journalist + Bestselling Author of Do Nothing

Author of the forthcoming book, DO NOTHING: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving, Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, professional speaker, and bestselling author of We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter. In her 20-year career in public radio, Celeste has been an executive producer, anchor, and national morning show co-host, and she is currently the co-host of the new weekly series Retro Report on PBS.

Dr. Sarah Adler | Chief Clinical Officer, Octave

As Octave’s chief clinical officer, Sarah is committed to finding ways to join forces with employers and insurance companies to expand access to in-network care nationwide. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, where her research focuses on the intersection between technology and behavioral health. Sarah received her PsyD from the joint program between Stanford University and the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology.

Naomi Hirabayashi | Co-Founder + Co-CEO, Shine

Naomi is the co-founder of Shine, an award-winning app that has become a global self-care club of 4 million members in 189 countries. She previously served as Chief Marketing Officer at Do Something, a nonprofit that she helped scale from zero to 5 million members. Prior to that, she worked as Associate Director of the Lifestyle team at Attention, one of the first boutique social media agencies in the world. Naomi lives in Brooklyn with her husband and 1-year-old daughter and in her free time enjoys biking, reading, and spending quality time with her family.

Alexis Berger | Senior Lifestyle Editor, Well+Good

Alexis oversees lifestyle coverage at Well+Good spanning a number of focuses that contribute to leading a healthy and balanced life. These focuses include career, finance, mindfulness, relationships, travel, and astrology. Prior to Well+Good, Alexis worked at Time Out New York and Elite Daily.

Well+Good TALKS is your front-row seat to the industry insiders, brainy entrepreneurs, and healthy celebs at the forefront of wellness with monthly chats on the buzzy topics that are shaking up the scene right now. 

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