There are plenty of ways people get burned out at work besides being overworked or having unrealistic deadlines. They might not feel supported by co-workers or managers; maybe there’s been an increase in workload without any increase in pay and/or benefits. There may be too much pressure placed upon hitting specific goals if you consider how hard it is for someone whose skillset isn’t necessarily suited for those kinds of metrics. These issues can all affect one person differently depending on their unique circumstances.
The reality is, after the last 3 years, many people are experiencing burnout despite being in supportive workplaces with realistic goals and exceptional support from team members, supervisors, and managers. It’s been a rough couple of years, and people are struggling.
Identifying burnout –
Burnout is a state of mental and physical exhaustion caused by excessive stress. It can lead to more serious problems like depression and anxiety, so it’s important to seek help if you think you’re experiencing burnout.
The Understanding Burnout checklist –
To figure out if you have burnout, ask yourself the following questions.
In the past 2-3 weeks,
If you answer yes to two or more of these questions, you may be suffering from burnout.
5 ways to Prevent, Identify and Beat Burnout –
Burnout can affect anyone, and it’s important to recognize the signs before it gets too difficult.
Burnout is a serious issue that can have a negative impact on your career and personal life. Unfortunately, sometimes it can be challenging to recognize the signs of burnout. If you’re worried about burnout or think someone else might be feeling burned out at work, it’s important to understand what behaviours are indicative of this condition and how to handle them when they arise.
But you don’t have to be the expert – let us support you! Through our Identifying, Understanding, and Beating Burnout Workshop, we aim to motivate and provide individuals and teams with the tools they require to thrive.
Or book a free discovery call to find out how we can best support you and your team.