Dealing With Burnout

Jesus..... It's a stressful time to be alive eh! It’s been nearly 8 months now of this current shit show and last week we found out that we're going into a new national lockdown for a month. 

It seems relentless.... You can't turn anywhere without seeing and hearing about the pandemic and even the best of us are feeling the pinch at the minute so that's why it's super important we keep a check on our mental wellness because if it's starts to run then we're at risk of burning out.

What Is Burnout? 

"Burnout is when you're in a constant state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion. It can leave us to stressed and overwhelmed to cope with our daily lives"

Back in the day burnout was spoken about in terms of employment but we’re now seeing more and more that people are burning out because of the stress in their personal lives.

It's a tight rope trying to find balance and peace in our lives and it seems that when 1 card falls the whole deck collapse which if gone unchecked can lead to us burning out. 

So If you'd like to know more about this and how to deal with feeling burnt out then this blogs for you..... let's talk about it

Factors That Increase The Risk Of Burnout

The propensity for burnout depends on who you are, the stresses you're experiencing and how and you’re dealing with them and although stuff effects us all in different ways there are some common factors that will increase our risks of burning out. These include -

  • Finding it hard to find balance between work and home.

  • Lack of support from others 

  • Lack of sleep 

  • No control in your life

  • A negative outlook in life.

Now that we know what increases our risk of burning out let’s look at what happens if we get to that point.