And it's important to acknowledge it. A year and a half later, the pandemic is still with us and causing more exhaustion and anxiety than ever, as the world struggles to balance the economic needs to re-open with the severe health concern the virus still represents. So what can we do to cope with these feelings? For starters, accepting it's OK to feel burnout. This instalment of Culture Study offers advice on identifying the emotions behind 'pandemic grief', and why every opportunity to take a break should be taken seriously.