95: Beating Burnout with Dr. Bhowmik

By: Mix+Shine Team
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When Dr. Shelly Bhowmik realized how much stress and burnout were affecting her daily life, she got to work. She dug into what burnout is, discovered the warning signs and the most common causes. This was a pivotal moment for Dr. Bhowmik, and after a lot of work and healing, she now dedicates her time to helping other women lead happy and healthy lives.

Dr. Bhowmik developed a 3-Part, 9-Step methodology she calls ReST – Revive, Strive, and Thrive, which she goes into detail about in today’s episode. This methodology has helped hundreds of women recognize the early signs of burnout, including what triggers their physical bodily responses and how to seek support.

In today’s episode you’ll learn:

  • Tips for detecting stress
  • How delegating can help alleviate stress & burnout
  • The 3 early signs of burnout
  • Behaviors to watch out for
  • Tips for mental health check-ins


About Dr. Bhowmik

Shelly Bhowmik, MD, MPH is the founder of Platform Wellness, a practice dedicated to helping people heal from burnout. Her practice is based on the belief that mindset is medicine, a belief she came to realize through her own journey that began at the edge of a subway platform.

Dr. Bhowmik is a double board-certified physician specializing in Preventive Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and completed her residency at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her previous roles include being a design thinking strategist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and serving as medical director of digital health for an executive health firm in New York City. As the founder Platform Wellness her mission is to help people, especially women of color, excel personally and professionally without having to sacrifice their health and wellbeing.


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