Cultivating Community + Going Through Burnout ft. Megan Stram

When you’re doing intensely emotional work, burnout is common. My dear friend Megan is on the show today to discuss her experience working in social services with young people on the autism spectrum and what a period of unemployment after burnout taught her God and His faithfulness. We also talk about how Megan has been able to find Catholic community as a single young adult. You’ll love her thoughts on disability advocacy, her passion for honoring the gifts of our brothers and sisters with disabilities, and how she made changes in her life to avoid yet again reaching that state of emotional, spiritual, and physical burnout. It’s a great chat and I hope you enjoy it!

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Topics discussed:

  • How Megan transitioned from ministry to secular work

  • Tips for implementing yourself into a Catholic community as a young single person

  • Why Megan has a passion for disability work

  • The book that changed her view of disability work

  • The effect unemployment had in her spiritual life

  • What’s been bringing her closer to God lately

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