Emily Nagoski is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life. She has a MS in counseling and a PhD in health behavior, both from Indiana University.
Amelia Nagoski holds a conductor with a DMA in conducting from the University of Connecticut. An assistant professor and coordinator of music at Western New England University, she regularly presents educational sessions discussing the application of communications science and psychological research for audiences of other professional musicians, including "Beyond Burnout Prevention: Embodied Wellness for Conductors."
"Burnout is the gold standard of self-help books, delivering
cutting-edge science with energy, empathy, and wit. The authors
know exactly what's going on inside your frazzled brain and body,
and exactly what you can do to fix it. . . . Truly
life-changing."--Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling
author of Calm the F*ck Down
"In Burnout, Emily and Amelia Nagoski deconstruct the stress we experience as women, and their compassionate, science-based advice on how to release it made me cry with gratitude and relief. Repeatedly. In public. The book is that revolutionary and its authors that wonderful and wise."--Peggy Orenstein, New York Times bestselling author of Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
"Reading Burnout, I knew this was not just another self-help book that keeps us trapped by the idea of female inadequacy. It turns our struggle with stress on its head and paves a meaningful path to what the authors call 'growing mighty' by bravely dropping in thoroughly contemporary and refreshing truth bombs, like, yeah, the patriarchal system is the issue, and goddamn it's time we play by our own rules!"--Sarah Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of First, We Make the Beast Beautiful
"The first sentence of Burnout says, 'This is a book is for any woman who has felt overwhelmed and exhausted by everything she had to do, and yet still worried she was not doing "enough."' (I raised my hand in bed.) Emily Nagoski [and] her twin sister, Amelia, teamed up to write about how to combat stress, and they have a gift for making the self-help genre not make you want to poke your eyes out."--Cup of Jo