Are you feeling burnt out? You are not alone. Many professionals feel worn down, mentally tired, and have issues focusing at work. Whether it’s due to a high-stress environment, working extended hours or other factors, you may feel like you want to quit or need some time away to re-group.
“When your job puts your mind and body into a constant state of stress, you can become worn out emotionally, physically, mentally. In this vulnerable state, even little problems start to feel weighty and insurmountable,” says Marlynn Wei, M.D., in Psychology Today.
“Careers with the highest rates of burnout tend to include helping professions, jobs in which you have little control over your work, or jobs with constant high work demand,” she adds.
Are you burnt out or are you just overtired or stressed? Here are some sure-fire signs you may have career burnout and you need to do something about it:
If you experience the above, there is a good chance you are experiencing burnout. The good thing is there are many approaches to correcting the issue.
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