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LISTEN: Struggling with burnout? Author Jonathan Malesic might be able to help

NPR Podcast

After getting his Ph.D., writer Jonathan Malesic struck out in this search for an academic job, so he took a position as a parking attendant across the street from his alma mater. He’s had a myriad of jobs since then but Malesic told NPR’s Michel Martin that he’s never been happier because he was able to maintain such a stark work-life balance. Malesic’s new book, The End of Burnout: Why Work Drains Us and How to Build Better Lives, is about how to maintain that balance in any job. And he reminds us that even your dream job is still just a job. LISTEN