How to Relieve Burnout

Updated: May 23

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Burnout is a reaction due to prolonged stress that can leave you feeling emotionally, mentally and physically exhausted. Everyone experiences burnout after a while, even your child. Burnout can be hard to pick up on because we live in such a high-performing society, that being stressed at work (or home) almost feels normal sometimes. However, there are things to look out for and ways help relieve burnout.

Signs of Burnout

  • Isolation - If you notice you are spending (or craving) more and more time alone that isn't typical for you.

  • Decreased Motivation - Doing any type of work feels exhausting and you have less motivation to do work/home tasks

  • Irritable - Feeling more agitated or noticing that you are being short with people