Have you ever felt burnt out at a job? If so, you’re not alone. Stress – the root cause of burnout – costs the US economy up to $300 billion in lost productivity each year. It has also been linked to serious health implications over the short- and long-term, from losing sleep and feeling irritable to more serious conditions like heart disease.
Burnout occurs when your stress levels start to negatively impact your overall quality of life and quality of work. This can take a major toll on your physical and mental health, as well as on your relationships – in and out of the workplace.
Here’s how to identify burnout and keep it from happening to you.
Infographic: How to Reduce Stress & Prevent Burnout
Recognizing the warning signs of too much stress is critical to avoiding burnout. These symptoms can range from fatigue and illness to depression and irritability. Fear not, though; there are many strategies you can try to reduce stress and avoid a burnout.
Read the infographic below to learn more about the signs of burnout and six simple strategies you can use to prevent yourself from burning out at work or school.