We all know that some stress is good for us but do we know when it’s gotten to be TOO much? Burnout is a word that describes stress gone too far, resulting in harm to our physical and mental health. How do you know when you are experiencing burnout? Ask yourself if you’ve been more withdrawn than usual, or feeling indifferent or resentful in general. Maybe you find that you’re procrastinating a lot and just not in the mood to be productive or you are having frequent headaches or stomachaches.
Burnout can weaken our immune system, increase our risk of heart disease, depression, and other serious illnesses and can damage our relationships and quality of life.
Listen to hear three tips on preventing everyday stress from slip-sliding its way to burnout. Your health and well-being are worth it!
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