Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed and unable to meet constant demandsIt is more common than depressing but less severe, more temporary in duration, and caused by a situational stressor.
Fatigue is one of the major symptoms of burnout. You feel emotionally exhausted and overwhelmed, drained and unmanageable.
Depersonalization occurs when you don’t want to engage with anyone and you lose empathy. Its hard to relate to other people and even yourself
Loss of confidence and competence is the third symptom of burnout. You feel like your life is slipping out of control.
Revival of your life:
Set boundaries. Don’t overextend yourself. Learn how to say “no” to requests on your time. If you find this difficult, remind yourself that saying “no” allows you to say “yes” to the things that you truly want to do.
Take a daily break from technology. Set a time each day when you completely disconnect. Put away your laptop, turn off your phone, and stop checking email.
Learn how to manage stress. When you’re on the road to burnout, you may feel helpless. But you have a lot more control over stress than you may think. Learning how to manage stress can help you regain your balance.