Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Burnout- The Next Epidemic!

Basically burnout is a state of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion caused by prolonged and excessive stress. However, stress may be a causative factor, but it is burnout that is the end result. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed and unable to meet the constant borage of demands. You begin to feel deflated, spent, exhausted and to lose all interest and motivation both personally and professionally.


You may be on the road to burnout if:

  • Everyday becomes a bad day
  • Your exhausted all the time
  • Caring about your home and work life seems useless
  • You feel like nothing you do is appreciated. Lacking rewards.
  • You begin to spend the majority of your day doing mind numbing task. Avoidance.
  • Your feel frustrated, disappointed, like a failure and rejected.


Burnout is about feeling that there is never enough. Everything is out of control and there is nothing that can be done about it, but to crash and burn. In burnout people do not see any hope of changing things to make things better. Stress is like drowning in excess where burnout is like being all dried up with nothing left to give.

Doctor Lynn

Continuing Education

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