‘I no longer have enough in the tank’: What Jacinda Ardern’s resignation can teach us about burnout

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Since taking office in 2017, Jacinda Ardern has been credited as a political powerhouse in every sense. However, as with any public role, her time hasn’t been without its controversies. Not only did her appointment make her the youngest ever female head of government at age 37, but within a year she gave birth to her daughter Neve, making her the second leader ever to do so while in power. Her time in office has been marked by several significant events in the country’s history, from the 2019 Christchurch massacre to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet Ardern said she “was not leaving because it was…

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