Ep169: Simple Life Changes to Defeat Burnout with Nikia Smith

The Laura Jane Layton Show
The Laura Jane Layton Show
Ep169: Simple Life Changes to Defeat Burnout with Nikia Smith

Burnout has become an all-too-common affliction, affecting individuals in every sphere of life. That’s why we invited Nikia Smith to share techniques for integrating self-care into our daily routines, emphasizing how these simple yet profound practices can enhance our overall quality of life. Join us to unlock the door to a more balanced, fulfilling existence.


Key takeaways to listen for 

  • The subtle progression of burnout and its impact on personal and professional life

  • Strategies for identifying and admitting burnout

  • Practical steps to incorporate self-care into daily routines

  • The significance of personal hobbies and interests in maintaining mental health

  • Ways for creating a supportive community and safe spaces free from judgment


Resources mentioned in this episode


About Nikia Smith

Nikia, the visionary behind Forged N Fire. By day, she’s a dedicated anesthesiologist, but her journey took a profound turn during the pandemic. Realizing the toll of burnout and a lack of fulfillment, Nikia bravely stepped into a new path.


She orchestrated the groundbreaking She Is. Physician Wellness Retreat, is a haven exclusively for women physicians of color. In this transformative space, Nikia unearthed her knack for cultivating genuine connections and fostering vulnerability.


Now, her mission is clear: to continue nurturing these invaluable bonds among professional women of color. Through meticulously crafted experiences, Nikia invites others to embrace authenticity and forge enduring connections that transcend professional boundaries.


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