Mental Health and Battling Burnout

October 21, 2021

Featuring Tatiana Oliveira Simonian, veteran marketer, maker, and musician.


Tatiana Oliveira Simonian’s former work as an Amazon Music, Twitter, Tumblr, and Disney executive with a passion for growing great teams give her a unique perspective on managing mental health and dealing with burnout.

A study by Lattice found that 90% of HR professionals reported that their stress levels increased in the last year. In addition, 60% of the same respondents cited “emotional exhaustion” as their biggest challenge. After 18 months of unrelenting change, HR is burned out!

In this episode of PCTY Talks, Tatiana Oliveira Simonian and host Shari Simpson discuss:

  • Finding digital/life balance
  • Avoiding burnout
  • Protecting your mental health

Hear more from Tatiana Oliveira Simonian about embracing silence in her Ted Talk. Learning how to embrace silence may sound hard for someone immersed in the music industry. However, Tatiana has become an expert at it. Through a thought-provoking and witty talk, she will share her personal story and some tips on why she believes it’s important to learn to love the discomfort of silence.

Read the transcript of this weeks podcast here.

Hosted by:

Shari Simpson

HR Program Manager
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