There are a few signs of burnout and learning to recognize them can help mitigate the problem. If you feel overloaded, overwhelmed, emotionally drained, unable to meet the constant demands at work or in your life. As the stress continues you begin to lose interest and motivation. This burnout reduces your productivity, saps your energy, leaves you feeling increasingly hopeless or helpless, cynical, resentful. Eventually you might feel like you have nothing left to give, but there is hope.
The Cycle of Burnout
- Space (Create whitespace for your time)
- Selective (Heck ,Yes. OR Heck, No.)
- Shift (Mindset / Expectations)
- Systemize / Sharpen
- Self Care
- Support (Positive Peer Group)
Bonus 7th “S” — SHARE
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