Are you feeling extremely fatigue right now? You feel like you’re losing motivation and begin questioning whether what you’re doing right now is what you’ve really wanted. If you do, they you might be feeling symptoms of burnout. But rest assured, everyone experiences burnout in their lives, including these prominent Kpop idols and celebrities. And to maintain a good and productive mental health, you can learn from these celebrities what drove them to overcome their burnout and eventually reached triumph in their career.
Mental Health Awareness: Breaking Free from Burnout Symptoms
Everybody experiences moments when they’re feeling stuck, emotionally detached, and loss of interest or satisfaction in everything they do. This is what we call burnout: a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. If this happens constantly in a long period, it will possibly lead you to chronic stress.
In the quest for mental health awareness, remember that you hold the power to break free from the clutches of burnout symptoms. It is a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and personal growth. And each step you take toward understanding and prioritizing your mental well-being is a step toward liberation.
Embrace the strength within you, seek support when needed, and never underestimate your capacity to overcome. You can start by learning from these Kpop idols as they navigate the demanding world of showbiz while safeguarding their mental health.
Learn from These Kpop Idols and Rewrite Your Story!
Back in July, Jennie joined Dua Lipa on her BBC Podcast, where she openly discussed her rap challenges and a burnout phase.
Reflecting on her trainee days, Jennie revealed the challenges she encountered on her journey with rap. She then took a closer look at BLACKPINK’s live performances and her own recorded videos. Then, she started embraced her rapper identity.
“During my trainee days, everyone urged me to pursue rap, but I never had the chance to truly explore it. There came a time when I almost gave up on rap, doubting if I could truly call myself a rapper.
It was during this reflection that I came to terms with the fact that rap was an integral part of my identity. I consider myself fortunate that I can embrace my rap persona while still having the freedom to sing whenever I desire.”BLACKPINK Jennie.
If you’re feeling burnout and started questioning about a project that you don’t really like doing, you can learn from BLACKPINK Jennie’s experience. Her journey illustrates how self-reflection can lead to personal acceptance and creative freedom in the entertainment industry. It is one of the exemplary approaches against burnout you to take care of your mental health.
Unlike Jennie, who faced burnout before her debut, former AOA Choa encountered challenging times at the peak of her career.
Park Choa debuted with AOA in 2021. But then she left the group abruptly in June 2017, leaving fans shocked and disappointed. After all, she did it during AOA’s prime time.
After a three-year hiatus, she candidly revealed on her personal YouTube channel that she had been battling burnout.
Recently, Choa expressed her sympathy towards the junior idols who don’t have a choice but to juggle their domestic and overseas activities while resorting to medication for relief.
Then, Choa also shared that she managed to overcome her burnout, getting her mental health back by finding happiness in simple pleasures. For her, it was food that provided so much solace for her soul.
“I understand that many fellow idols cope with stress during both international and local commitments by relying on medication.
I’ve been thinking a lot about what makes me happy in the long run, and I’ve come to realize that enjoying good food is something that really matters to me.”CHOA.
Choa’s story serves as a reminder that even in the spotlight, celebrities face their own struggles. You can adapt Choa’s method, by seeking simple joy in everyday moments, including eating good food and enjoying small walks, will contribute to healing your mental health.
Jun Hyun Moo
Aside from these Kpop idols, prominent broadcaster Jun Hyun Moo also revealed he once escaped to Bukchon to overcome his burnout.
“I stayed there for a month, without alarms, waking up to birdsong. Just lying on the floor felt incredibly refreshing.”Jun Hyun Moo.
If you’re experiencing similar cases like Choa and Jun Hyun Moo, you can try incorporate their method. Both celebrities have successfully overcome their burnout and regain their good mental health by discovering new hobbies.
IU (Lee Ji Eun)
Next, we have Kpop soloist and prominent diva, IU, who claimed to have never felt overwhelmed or burnout in her career. Yet, it doesn’t mean that she was not dedicated to her profession as a singer-actress these past 16 years.
IU once revealed that she always tried to find the right balance in her emotion. In other words, she has been holding herself back from feeling too emotional both in positive and negative ways.
“I have faced some minor rough patches in my career, but I prefer not dwelling on negativity. I also don’t cling to happiness for too long. It’s refreshing to return to a neutral state.
I believe you can have a healthy enjoyment of your pursuits if you can effectively separate your personal life from work”
IU’s approach offers an effective means of emotional regulation, preventing overwhelming feelings and enabling a more objective perspective. It serves as a valuable tool to protect against burnout and maintain optimal mental health.
never forget when iu used her GDA 2018 speech to talk about idol mental healthpic.twitter.com/NruCt02nEr— thinking about iu 💭 (@iuthinkker) January 8, 2022
Take Time and Heal Yourself from Burnout and Its Symptoms: You WILL Regain Your Mental Health and Return Stronger!
Finally, please remember that you are not alone in your journey to heal from burnout. Even stars like Kpop idols face similar challenges. After all, burnout is a sign that it’s time to pause and reassess. It’s okay to step back, reflect, and find what truly motivates you. These idols show that it’s possible to emerge stronger and more focused.
Embrace their lessons: take time for self-care, indulge in simple joys, and maintain a balanced emotional state. Like these idols, you too can rewrite your story, turning burnout into a stepping stone for personal and professional growth. Your mental health is precious; nurture it with the same passion as you would a cherished dream. Every day is a new opportunity to turn challenges into victories. Be inspired by these idols, and start your journey to a healthier, happier you.
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Source: Sports Kyunghyang